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Hye-Yun Bennett

  • Hye-Yun Bennett
  • Adjunct Instructional Faculty
  • Department of Music
  • hbennett@odu.edu
  • A noted performer, recitalist and educator, Bennett 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 was earned 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 was 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 Department of Music and Community Music Division, Bennett is also the pianist for Calvary Baptist Church in Portsmouth. She is an active member of MTNA and a recent soloist with the Virginia Beach Symphony Orchestra.
  • Education

    California State University, Los Angeles, 1976
    Major: Music
    Degree: M.A.
  • Expertise

    Music
    Harp, Piano