For four decades singers from all over the world have come to study with Margreet Honig. Her positive energy and personal approach enable her to trigger the best qualities in every person.
Her background as a performing artist has given Margreet Honig first-hand knowledge of the challenges facing her students.
Margreet Honing began her studies at the Conservatory of Amsterdam with Annie Hermes and Corrie Bijster, continuing them in the United States with Evelyne Lear. Afterwards she studied with Pierre Bernac in Paris, where she specialized in French repertoire.
Margreet Honig sang recitals with pianist Rudolf Jansen and made numerous recordings with the Dutch Radio Chamber Orchestra under Kenneth Montgomery.
"An encounter with Margreet is an experience never to be forgotten."
For over forty years now, Margreet Honig has focused entirely on teaching. For many years she taught at the conservatories of Rotterdam and Amsterdam.
She very frequently receives invitations to give master classes and courses on interpretation all over Europe and in the Americas. Margreet Honig regularly offers master classes at the conservatories of Zurich, Basel, Hamburg and Versailles, the Conservatoire Nationale Supérieur in Paris, the Royal Academy in London and the Curtis Institute in Philadelphia.
She also regularly appears as a guest teacher at the opera studios of the Bavarian State Opera in Munich and the Latvian State Opera.
Having reached the age of eighty (in 2018), Margreet Honig has the profound wish to pass her insights on to a new generation of vocal teachers. In her workshops ‘Teach the Teacher’ this transmission of knowledge and know-how takes place, securing the continuation of this valuable cultural heritage.