Heather Hadley with cello

Heather Hadley

Adjunct Faculty, Suzuki Cello

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What I do

Adjunct Faculty, Suzuki Cello Pedagogy


Cello, Suzuki Pedagogy

Professional Biography

Heather Hadley maintains a thriving studio of young cellists of all levels. She holds a BM from Lawrence University, a MM from the University of Colorado, and a Suzuki Certificate from the University of Denver. She is a Registered Teacher Trainer with the Suzuki Association of the Americas, has been published in the American Suzuki Journal, featured in SAA videos for parents, and has served on the board of the Suzuki Association of Colorado. In addition to teaching Suzuki Pedagogy at the Lamont School of Music, she teaches group lessons with Denver Talent Education and has been a member of the faculty of Boulder Suzuki Strings since 2003.

Heather is passionate about helping all students and families experience the full benefits of a Suzuki education. When not teaching or performing she enjoys spending time in the Colorado sunshine with her husband and two daughters.


  • Certificate, Suzuki Pedagogy, University of Denver, 2006
  • MM, Performance and Pedagogy, University of Colorado, Boulder, 2003
  • BM, Cello Performance, Lawrence University, 2001

Licensure / Accreditations

  • Registered Teacher Trainer

Professional Affiliations

  • Suzuki Association of the Americas
  • Suzuki Association of Colorado
  • American String Teachers Association


  • Certificate of Achievement, Level 1, Suzuki Association of the Americas