Marta Hernandez

Marta Hernandez

Born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Marta Hernández holds a bachelor’s degree in viola performance, a Master’s in String Pedagogy from Temple University, a second Master’s degree in Music Therapy from Illinois State University; and a PhD in Music Education from University of Granada, Spain. Marta has taken Suzuki training through Book 8, received her Suzuki Early Childhood training in Lima, Perú and the Suzuki Practicum with Teri Einfeldt at the Chicago Institute. Marta is on the faculty of the Puerto Rico Conservatory of Music, teaching undergraduate and graduate Music Education courses. She also performs as a substitute violist with the Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra. Marta first taught at the University Puerto Rico Elementary Laboratory school where she initiated a Suzuki program and was also the Academic Coordinator for the Suzuki Program at the Puerto Rico Conservatory of Music. She is an active member of Fundación Gisela and is the artistic director of Asociación Suzuki de Violin de Puerto Rico, both are not-for-profit organizations dedicated to foster parent education, Suzuki workshops and teacher training in the Caribbean.

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Noticias de la comunidad Suzuki en Puerto Rico y del Taller 2018 de la Asociacin Suzuki de Violin de Puerto Rico

March 9, 2018 by Marta Hernandez, Irene Mitchell

Desde el mes de Septiembre de 2107 varios miembros de la SAA han estado en contacto con los maestros Suzuki de Puerto Rico prestando apoyo tanto moral como económico desde que los  huracanes Irma y María y devastaran la isla.… Read more ▶

Updates from the Suzuki Community in Puerto RicoAnd the 2018 Asociacin Suzuki de Violin de Puerto Rico Workshop

March 9, 2018 by Marta Hernandez, Irene Mitchell

Many members of the SAA have been in close contact with Suzuki teacher colleagues in Puerto Rico since the devastating hurricane in September 2017, providing moral and monetary support.[i] Despite formidable odds against them, the Asociación Suzuki de Violin de… Read more ▶


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