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MARY BENNO Staff Photo
Music/Strings Teacher
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Mrs. Benno is a Chattanooga Native.  She went to Bess T. Shepherd Elementary School, Tyner Junior High School, and Tyner High School.  She attended the University of TN at Chattanooga where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Music Education, a Bachelor of Music degree in Violin Performance, and a Master of Music degree in Music Education.


Mrs. Benno has been teaching for 18 years in Hamilton County and has played violin with the Chattanooga Symphony for 21 years.  She began her teaching at the Center for Creative Arts where she taught middle and high school general music and strings.  After 3 years, she moved to Barger Academy of Fine Arts where she taught elementary general music, chorus, and strings for 8 years.  She then moved to CSLA where she has been for 8 years teaching elementary and middle school general music and strings.  She loves her students and hopes to instill a love of music in every heart she touches.