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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.


Hye-Yin Chung Bennett is a noted area performer, recitalist and educator and made her Carnegie Hall debut in 1979, earning raves from the New York Times music critic. In 1973 she was a prize winner at the 5th International Harp Competition in Jerusalem. Her undergraduate degree is from Ewha Woman’s University, Seoul, Korea. Post-graduate studies include the Juilliard School, NY, Columbia University, NY, University of Arizona, and California State University at Los Angeles. In addition, she’s a featured performer, along with flutist Wayne Hedrick, on the Klavier Records’ release "Musical Colors," and she made her solo harp recording debut on "French Impressionist Harp Music," released by Centaur Records. Currently an adjunct faculty member of the Old Dominion University Community Music Academy, Bennet is also pianist at Calvary Baptist Church in Portsmouth. She is an active member of MTNA and a recent soloist with the Virginia Beach Symphony Orchestra.





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