Petra van der Heide - Harpist


Welcome to the website of Petra van der Heide, Principal harpist of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. As the former teacher of the Conservatory of Amsterdam, she gives special masterclasses or trainings for orchestral auditions, the so called auditiontraining since 2003. Also private intensive lessons belong to the possibilities, not only for harpists, but for all young musicians on there way to orchestra auditions.


July 24-26, 2016





April 24/ May 29, 2016

Course at Harpmasters, Muenchenbuchsee, Switzerland

-Sponsored by Camac Harps-

This yearly auditiontraining will take place again at Muenchenbuchsee, Switzerland. Go to for more information and application.


Audition training at Camac Center, Paris.

Winter 2016

Concerttour with the Concertgebouworchestra:

22/1 Brussels, 23/1 Heerlen, 31/1 Barcelona, 1/2 Madrid, 3/2 Luxemburg, 4/2 Frankfurt, 5/2 Paris, 6/2 Brussels, 13/5 Dresden

Concerts Goteborg, Sweden

Concerts with the GSO February 25, 26 and orchestralessons at the Goteborg Conservatory.