Robert Bronchard

Instruments

Piano , Suzuki Piano

Area of Study

Private Lessons

Career Highlights

D.M.A. Frost School of Music at the University of Miami
B.M., M.A. CUNY Hunter College
S.A.A. Suzuki Certification at the School for Strings

Robert Bronchard is a Polish American classical pianist and pedagogue based in New York City. His involvement with the piano started after he decided to follow his older sister’s footsteps and take lessons. Dr. Bronchard studied with many distinguished pianists and pedagogues such as Marcia Eckert, Seymour Bernstein, Dr. Quynh Nguyen, Dr. Steven Graff, Dr. Naoko Takao, and International Chopin Competition laureate, Kevin Kenner. In 2021, he received his doctorate in keyboard performance and pedagogy with the summa cum laude distinction from the Frost School of Music at the University of Miami. He additionally completed a Suzuki method program under Marina Obukovsky and is a certified instructor by the Suzuki Association of the Americas.

Dr. Bronchard has performed in many prestigious venues throughout the United States and Poland, including Steinway Hall, the Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in New York, Clarke Recital Hall, The Kosciuszko Foundation, and the University of Rzeszów Institute of Music. As a fifth-time laureate of the Associated Music Teachers League (AMTL) competition, he performed at Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall. He also had the privilege of performing with the Hunter Symphony at CUNY Hunter College as the two-time laureate of the concerto competition.

Apart from piano, Dr. Bronchard is passionate about Polish folk dance and music; he is currently studying the choreography of Polish folk dances at the University of Rzeszów in Poland. Dr. Bronchard has been a dancer at Polish American Folk Dance Company (PAFDC) for over ten years and serves as a Director on the Board of Directors of since 2014. He frequently holds dance workshops teaching pianists about the national dances of Poland and their influence on Chopin’s music.