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Experience, Passion, Drive, Motivation. What to all these words have in common? They’re all adjectives that describe Old Dominion University’s Community Music Academy instructors. All ODU CMA instructors are highly qualified individuals who not only posses the knowledge of the instrument, but also the passion for teaching it. Whether a novice or advanced, our instructors teach students the principals of their instruments that help build a foundation for the rest of their lives.

Below you will find information about instructors for this instrument. Contact us for information on how to contact these instructors and begin private lessons.


Bonnie Bokyung Kim began her music education at age six studying piano in Seoul, Korea. At fourteen, she began flute studies while attending school in Tokyo, and later graduated from the Music and Arts High School in Seoul. Bonnie received her Master of Music Degree from the Manhattan School of Music. She is a student of Madame Ida Ribera, Assistant to Jean Pierre Rampal. While in Paris, Bonnie attended the Conservatoire National de St. Maur and the Conservatoire du Municipal where she received the Diploma 1st Prize. Ms. Kim is a winner of the Young Artist Competition in France and Concours l’UFAM, Bellin and Nerini. She has served as a faculty member at the Manhattan School of Music, and Sam Yook University in Korea. Ms. Kim has performed numerous concerts in France, Korea and the US- including performances at Carnegie Hall in 1985, 1988, and 1990. She has taught master classes in Korea and in the US, and her students have won numerous competitions at regional and national levels, including two tieing for first place in the 1997 National Flute Association’s Young Artist Competition. Ms Kim feels that her greatest accomplishments are achieved through the progress made of her students of all abilities and levels. Ms. Kim is on the faculty of Old Dominion University, Tidewater Community College and Hartwick College Music Festival.


Teresa Browndorf has been teaching music for over 25 years. She has a Bachelor in Music Education from Duquesne University. Her Master of Music degree is in instrumental conducting from Catholic University of America. She has 20 years experience in military music as an instrumentalist (flute, clarinet, saxophone), instructor at the Naval School of Music at Little Creek (music theory, flute, violin), and a band director. She has performed with Marine Bands throughout the Continental U.S., Hawaii, Japan, and the Middle East. She has also performed with combined military bands (U.S. and Foreign forces), various community/college bands, and the La Jolla Symphony Orchestra. Teresa’s primary instructors have been Bernard Goldberg (flute), Salvatore Silipigni (cello), and Ruth Osgood (violin) from the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. She has attended masterclasses on various instruments from members of the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Philadelphia Orchestras. Teresa is an active instructor of instrumental ensemble music at several private schools in the Hampton Roads area





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