MMag.a Eveline Heinisch

Born in Vienna,  Eveline Heinisch studied piano at the Hochschule für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien, now the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna, with Hermann Schwertmann, receiving her concert pianist’s diploma with distinction.  She also studied instrumental music pedagogy, receiving her piano teachers’ training diploma with distinction and her music education diploma and completing her studies at the University of Music and Performing Arts with the degree of Mag. Art. She also holds a degree in history from the University of Vienna, where she graduated with a Mag. Phil.

In recognition of her outstanding academic achievements, she was awarded a Special Commendation Prize from the Austrian Ministry of Science and Research, as well as a Bösendorfer grant. Following her studies, she was also a successful contestant at the “G. B. Viotti” Competition in Vercelli, Italy.

Concert tours as recitalist, orchestral soloist and chamber musician have taken her to numerous European countries, including Germany, England, France, Italy, Hungary, Slovakia and Poland, as well as to Japan, where her programs focused on repertoire from the Viennese Classical and Romantic eras. She has made radio recordings for the ORF (Austrian Radio and Television) and RAI (Italian National Radio and Television) performing works by Schubert, Liszt, Strauss, A. Grünfeld, M. Springer and Bartok. She has also given highly acclaimed lecture recitals at various management seminars.

Eveline Heinisch has taught piano at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna for many years, becoming a Professor in 1987. She has also given master classes in Austria and Japan, and since 1997 she has been a regular member of the teaching staff of the Wiener Musikseminar, which awarded her the Prof. Dr. Josef Dichler Medal in Gold in 2010 in recognition of her outstanding achievements.