rose munk heiberg

" Rose is committed and persistent and holds a natural authority and presence that inspires respect from everyone she works with – regardless of generation or temperament. She is focused and very ambitious, and holds an important sense of collaboration around the common values in the specific project."

Tue Biering, director

"She has a remarkable technique and a good ear. And her approach to the orchestra musicians is always calm and friendly. She is very precise working with the orchestra, caring about details, such as intonation and rhythmic precision."


Emmanuel Siffert, conductor

"Rose Munk Heiberg is a gifted young conductor who works passionately and driven with the music and who has high ambitions for the musical outcome for a concert or a performance. She is focused in her work and cares for the musical details such as rhythm, intonation, balance and expression."

Nenia Zenana, conductor


Rose Munk Heiberg, born in Copenhagen, Denmark in 1985.

Rose Munk Heiberg has a Masters degree in Ensemble Conducting from The Royal Danish Academy of Music. Furthermore she graduated in Music and Musicology from the University of Copenhagen and in Percussion from Universidade Federal da Bahia, Brazil. Rose has studied privately with Maestros Emmanuel Siffert, Donald Schleicher and Larry Rachleff. In 2013 she was awarded a scholarship from The Danish Institute in Rome to study at Teatro dell’Opera di Roma with Maestro Pinchas Steinberg.

In the seasons of 2011-12 and 2013-14 Rose worked with the renowned theater Black/White in Copenhagen as the conductor of their musical performances. In 2014-16 Rose was the Principal Conductor of the Copenhagen Youth Symphony Orchestra. She was the Assistant Conductor and Choir Master for Operakompagniet in various performances in 2012-13 and in 2017 she has been their Principal Conductor in the production of Cavalleria Rusticana.
In the fall of 2015 she was the Assistant Conductor of the San Juan Symphony Orchestra in Argentina in the production of Die Fledermaus and was succesfully reinvited as Guest Conductor for 2016. In 2017 Rose was selected to compete in the Blue Danube Opera Conducting Competition. And she conducted the Danish premiere of Titanic the Musical in the fall of 2017 with Teatret Gorgerne.

From 2018 Rose is appointed conductor of the orchestra of the University of Copenhagen SymUni and in 2018 she is furthermore conducting the two musicals Young Frankenstein and Oliver!
In 2019 she will conduct a performance for young singers with Dido & Aeneas and Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin.

Rose Munk Heiberg is known for her immense musical commitment and for her sense of rhythmical clarity and phrasing. She works in depth with modern and contemporary music and she has worked with new Danish music in particular.