Heiko’s musical education started in the age of 7 when he became a member of the Boys’ Choir of Jena. During his schooltime he had been interested in literature, art and culture, for what reason he later emerged, additionally to singing, as an artist, voice teacher and presenter. In various projects, workshops and classes, including the GewandhausChor Leipzig and the Dresden Chamber Choir, he worked together with considerable conductors and choirmasters. These are including Riccardo Chailly, Hans-Christoph Rademann, Ekkehard Klemm, Nicolas Pasquet, Jürgen Puschbeck, Gregor Meyer, Berit Walther and Olaf Katzer. Heiko is one of the founder members and since 2008 the musical conductor of the Octavians.