Rosa LoGiudice is a doctoral student in Collaborative Piano at Arizona State University studying with Dr. Andrew Campbell. Rosa earned her Master of Music in Collaborative Piano in June 2015 at University of California, Santa Barbara, where she studied with Robert Koenig and Natasha Kislenko. Previously, Rosa attended the University of Hawaii at Manoa, Portland State University, and Hunter College in New York City, where she earned a dual Bachelor and Master of Arts degree in Piano Performance in January 2003. While living in New York, Rosa studied piano with Dorothy Taubman and John Bloomfield.
Rosa has over 20 years of teaching experience. She began teaching in Maui, Hawaii, in 1994-1996 at the Maui Music Conservatory where she assisted and taught with Ruth Murata-Eisen for group keyboard classes in the Yamaha method. Rosa also gave private lessons and her students performed in recitals presented by the conservatory twice per year. Rosa also taught the Suzuki and traditional piano methods at Andy’s Family Music Center in Livingston, New Jersey from 1999-2002 while earning her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees at Hunter College. She taught varying ages and levels, and her students participated in twice yearly recitals. Rosa received Suzuki teacher training for all seven levels. Rosa moved to Thousand Oaks, California in 2003. She established her own private teaching studio which she maintained the entire time she lived in southern California, from 2003-2016. She taught all ages and levels from four years old to high school seniors. Her students participated in her studio recitals twice a year, in the Southern California Junior Bach festival where they received honors, and in the state sponsored Certificate of Merit program for theory and performance evaluations. Her students were awarded honors every year they participated in this program.
In addition to teaching Rosa is also an experienced performer as a collaborative pianist. She accompanied singers and instrumentalists for her undergraduate career and performed with chamber music groups. While pursuing her teaching career in southern California from 2003-2016 Rosa frequently performed with singers, instrumentalists, and in chamber groups in concerts with the Santa Barbara Music Club. She also performed at least once a year at the Glendale Noon Concert Series, where she is a founding member with her frequent violin performing partner Jacqueline Suzuki. Rosa was staff pianist and assistant director for the choral department at Newbury Park High School from 2005-2013. She rehearsed and performed with all the choirs, led rehearsals when the teacher was absent, and was substitute teacher for music theory and music appreciation classes at the high school. She also coached singers individually on classical and musical theater solos for the school concerts. Rosa was awarded a teaching assistantship in accompanying at UC Santa Barbara from 2013-2015 while earning her master’s degree. She accompanied vocal and instrumental students in their lessons and recitals, and played for the university choirs. She was an orchestral pianist with the wind ensemble and chamber orchestra.
Rosa is committed to teaching and helping students find their own passion for music. Her goal is to inspire her students to discover the joy of performing both as soloists and with other musicians.