Biography

Heather Archer Hoefle is a native of Indianapolis, Indiana. She is a graduate of Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana with degrees in Flute Performance and Audio Technology. She earned her educational certification from DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois and earned a Master of Music from VanderCook College of Music in Chicago, Illinois. Growing up in Indianapolis, she studied flute with Philip Sample and Rebecca Price of the Indianapolis Symphony. At Indiana University in Bloomington, she was a student of renown flute soloist Carol Wincenc. In addition to the orchestras at IU, she also performed with the Indianapolis Symphony. In 2000 she founded and became principal flutist in the Tudor Winds Wind Quintet, which performs professionally in the Chicago area.

As a public school teacher, Mrs. Hoefle has successfully taught band at grades 5-12. Finding her love of teaching beginners, she started composing and arranging for her bands. As a current teacher active clinician and commissioned composer, Ms. Hoefle has a firm grasp of the development of the beginning band student, and her compositions reflect the needs and wants of these students. She currently resides in Wilmington, North Carolina with her husband, Beta Cat and Alpha Dog.

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Featured Works/Titles

  • Jolly Old King Jingle Bells

    By: Heather Hoefle

    Holiday

  • Easy Fix

    By: Heather Hoefle

    Light / Novelty

  • Apex

    By: Heather Hoefle

    Concert / Festival

  • Band Spirit

    By: Heather Hoefle

    Light / Novelty

  • Skill Stretchers For Band II

    By: Heather Hoefle

    Warm Up

  • Alpha Dog

    By: Heather Hoefle

    Light / Novelty

  • Beta Cat

    By: Heather Hoefle

    Light / Novelty

  • Speak Up

    By: Heather Hoefle

    Light / Novelty

  • Thumbs Up! (Helping Our Clarinets Get Over The Break)

    By: Heather Hoefle

    Light / Novelty

  • Band Gremlins

    By: Heather Hoefle

    Light / Novelty

  • Skyward March

    By: Heather Hoefle

    Marches / Galops

  • I Saw Three Ships

    By: Heather Hoefle

    Holiday

  • Rockin’ Locomotive

    By: Heather Hoefle

    Light / Novelty

  • Passing Storm

    By: Heather Hoefle

    Programmatic

  • The Next Thing

    By: Heather Hoefle

    Light / Novelty

  • Riu Riu Chiu

    By: Heather Hoefle

    Holiday

  • Listen To Me (A Heated Debate For Concert Band)

    By: Heather Hoefle

    Light / Novelty

  • Middle Schooled

    By: Heather Hoefle

    Programmatic

  • All Will Be Well

    By: Heather Hoefle

    Concert / Festival

  • Cake Shop

    By: Heather Hoefle

    Concert / Festival

  • First Things First

    By: Heather Hoefle

    Light / Novelty

  • Axolotl Dance

    By: Heather Hoefle

    Light / Novelty

  • Surfin’ Santa

    By: Heather Hoefle

    Holiday

  • Alpha Dog

    By: Heather Hoefle

    Light / Novelty

  • Tenacity

    By: Heather Hoefle

    Concert / Festival

  • Skill Stretchers For Band

    By: Heather Hoefle

    Warm Up

  • Alpha Dog

    By: Heather Hoefle

    Light / Novelty

  • Reptillia

    By: Heather Hoefle

    Programmatic

  • Shark Eyes

    By: Heather Hoefle

    Programmatic

  • A Rocket To The Sun

    By: Heather Hoefle

    Openers / Fanfares

  • Mama Sea Turtle

    By: Heather Hoefle

    Lyrical

  • Grenadilla Jungle

    By: Heather Hoefle

    Concert / Festival

  • Jellyfish

    By: Heather Hoefle

    Programmatic