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Roberta Honadle

Roberta Honadle has been teaching Suzuki Piano since 1976, and training teachers since 1983. She has taught as a master teacher at several Suzuki Institutes and has given numerous workshops in New York State and Canada. In addition to private teaching, Ms. Honadle offers short- and long-term teacher training courses and individual apprenticeship courses in Suzuki Piano. She has written on various topics related to the motivation of young children. Prior to her current position at Nazareth, Ms. Honadle has taught at Queens University in Kingston, Ontario and in the Niagara Falls, New York public schools. Here in Rochester, she was founder and Chairperson of the Rochester Area Suzuki Teachers Pianists, has directed the Annual Suzuki Piano Festival, was Chair of the Rochester Chapter of the National Guild of Piano Teachers, and was Chair of the Rochester Area Suzuki Piano Teachers Association. She is a member of the New York State Music Teachers Association and of Mu Phi Epsilon. Ms. Honadle's teachers have included Robert Hobstetter, Maria Luisa Faini and Brian Preston; her Suzuki training has been with Haruko Kataoka, Valerie Lloyd-Watts and Carole Bigler. Her students have won prizes in several competitions, including the Baldwin Competition (NYSMTA) and the Junior All-Star Competition.

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