Jordan College of Fine Arts
School of Music

Siberz

Heidi Radtke Siberz maintains an active career as a saxophonist, music librarian and pedagogue. A graduate of Interlochen Arts Academy, Heidi completed bachelor degrees in Political Science and Saxophone Performance along with master degrees in Library Science and Music Performance from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, where she studied with saxophone professor Debra Richtmeyer. She served two years on the faculty of the University of Miami, FL as a music librarian before moving to Bloomington, IN to pursue a doctoral degree in saxophone with Dr. Otis Murphy.

While at Indiana, Heidi has been an Associate Instructor of Saxophone for the Jacobs School of Music. She has performed with the Indiana University Wind Ensemble, Brass Ensemble, and New Music Ensemble, the Bloomington Camerata Orchestra, Columbus Symphony, and performs regularly with the Bloomington based Holographic New Music Ensemble. As a chamber artist, she has appeared twice as a quarterfinalist in the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition and was a finalist in the 2010 North American Saxophone Alliance Quartet Competition. Heidi also maintains an active performance schedule as the alto saxophonist with the Obsidian Saxophone Quartet.  

As a solo artist, Heidi has been a featured at many regional and national conferences of the North American Saxophone Alliance, the Indiana State Contemporary Music Festival, and the Annual Festival of New Music at Ball State University. A frequent performer of new works by IU faculty and student composers, Heidi was awarded the Mrs. Hong Pham Memorial Recognition Award for New Music Performance in 2012.  An avid teacher, Heidi is a saxophone instructor at the Stafford Music Academy in Bloomington and for the Franklin Community School District.