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Cellistin, Schauspielerin und Model Heike Schuch ©Jörg Hermann

Welcome to my English website version

“Life is a play that does not allow testing. So sing, cry, dance, laugh and live intensely, before the curtain closes and the piece ends with no applause.” - Charlie Chaplin

"Cellist, singer and actress of the recognized quartet SALUT SALON, sought-after studio and live musician, actress, speaker, model: an artist who breaks every mold..."

As a multi-award-winning (classical) concert cellist, I have been at home on stages around the world as a soloist, chamber and orchestra musician for over 20 years. I also work closely with artists of all genres, from Avi Avital to Kanye West.

As a trained actress and dubbing actress (currently represented by ZAV Hamburg), I also regularly appear in front of the camera for film and television productions.


Since taking part in the model camp in New York led by top model Coco Rocha, I have not only worked as an commercial model, but also in the beauty & fashion sector.

Dear casters/production managers, you can find me on the following databases:
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Biography

Born as the daughter of Romanian-German emigrants, Heike Schuch started her musical career at the age of seven at the music school in her hometown of Neuss. Shortly afterwards, the first competition successes followed and people became aware of the special talent. At the age of sixteen she was accepted as a junior student at the Cologne University of Music and the Maastricht Conservatory. She finally continued her education, which she completed with a “Master of Arts” (with distinction), at the Mozarteum University Salzburg in the classes of Enrico Bronzi and Clemens Hagen. Further important impulses she gained from working with personalities such as Heinrich Schiff, Natalia Gutmann, David Geringas, Janos Starker and Arto Noras.

Her early awards include numerous first prizes in the “Jugend musiziert” competition. She subsequently qualified to take part in some of the most important music competitions (e.g. Tchaikovsky Moscow) and won, among other things, 2nd prize at the international Johannes Brahms Competition in Gdansk and the special prize of the Brahms Society in Hamburg. She was awarded the Art Prize of the City of Neuss, the European Award of the European Foundation “ProEuropa” and – as part of the Salzburg Festival – the Prize of the Summer Academy and the City of Salzburg. She has been also a scholarship holder of the Foundation for Art and Culture of North Rhine-Westphalia, the Lions Club, the Dr. Jost-Henkel Foundation and the Deutsche Kammerakademie Neuss.

As a soloist and chamber musician, she regularly performs at festivals in Germany and abroad. A regular collaboration with internationally renowned chamber, symphony and opera orchestras, her teaching at master classes and as a representative of Martti Rousi at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, as well as regular excursions into other musical genres (especially contemporary music, but also ambitious crossover music projects) complete her image of the “all-round artist”. Among others she appeared on stage with greats from Roland Kaiser (famous German "Schlager" singer) to Kanye West and toured the world as the cellist and singer of the renowned quartet “Salut Salon” until the end of 2023.

Currently she is working on her new solo project “Charlie Cello”, in which she can be seen not only as a cellist, but also as a singer and multi-instrumentalist (including piano, guitar, bass, drums).

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Projects

Here you will find out more about my current and future projects.

Cello & Piano

Cello solo

Cello & Playback
 

"Charlie Cello" (cello, var. instruments & vocals)

Cello & Violin (& Playback)

...and other ensembles/combinations on request.

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Studio/Recording

I am able to record/produce and deliver sound recordings at the most professional level in my own studio. Prices for this depend on  scope/effort/purpose and can be requested individually.

 

My offer includes in particular:

  • CELLO RECORDINGS                                                           (for classical, pop, rock, metal, film, television productions,...))

  • VOICE RECORDINGS                                                            (for advertising, voiceover, audio book, radio play,...)

The following MICROPHONES are being used: ​

  • DPA: ST4006A, ST4011A

  • GEFELL: M930

  • NEUMANN: M49, KM184, TLM 102, TLM 103, U47fet, U67, U87

  • SCHOEPS: MK2, MK4

DAW:

  • CUBASE PRO 12

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