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Susan Ha

Visual & Performing Arts Department Chair
Associate Professor
E.L. Hamm Fine Arts Building, room 531


Susan has been an Associate Professor of Piano and Coordinator of Piano Area at Norfolk State University since 2014. She has appeared at Carnegie Hall and the Interlochen Center for the Arts. Since 2016 she has performed with the associate concertmaster of Kimpo Philharmonic Orchestra of Korea, for the National GP3 Conference at Oberlin College, the World Piano Conference, Virginia Symphony Orchestra, Symphonicity, Sentara’s Music and Medicine Center, Hampton Roads Chamber Players, Cantabile Project, Neon Festival of Norfolk’s Arts District, Hampton University, Old Dominion University, Duke Ellington School for the Arts, and has appeared as a concerto soloist of Mason Symphony Orchestra in Michigan, and has also collaborated with the Virginia Opera. She is the coordinator of Virginia Music Teachers Association’s annual concerto competition. Dr. Ha earned her M.M. in Piano Performance and D.M.A. in Piano Performance with cognate areas in music theory and piano pedagogy while studying with Awadagin Pratt at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.

B.M. Piano Performance, James Madison University
M.M. Piano Performance, University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music
D.M.A. Piano Performance, University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music

Applied Piano
Collaborative Piano
Harmony & Keyboard
​Piano Pedagogy