Head of Faculty
Young Park is a Steinway Artist. Most recently, she performed seven concerts in five different cities in Turkey with violinist Grace Wollett. Also, she won the fourth prize at International Beethoven Piano Sonata Competition and she received her Doctorate of Musical Arts degree from The Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University with Min Kwon.
Dr. Park enjoys a multi-disciplinary career as a soloist, chamber musician, collaborator, and pedagogue. She performed Mozart Piano Concerto, K.482 in E-flat Major with The Vienna International Orchestra at Palais Auersperg in Vienna, Austria. Her achievements include a first prize at the first American Protégé International Piano Competition, the first prize at Bradshaw and Buono International Piano Competition and winner at the Young Artist Competition sponsored by The South Orange Symphony in New Jersey.
She has presented a monthly concert series, “Young Park & Friends,” at James Lenox House Association in New York City since 2007. She is also a correspondent for Piano Magazine/ String & Bow in Korea since 2006. She is a founding member of Duo Pathos and Trio Venia. She is a head faculty at Angelos Mission Ensemble and a faculty member at The Laus Chamberfest in New Jersey. She also has Young Park’s Piano Studios in New York City and New Jersey. On Sundays, she serves as a pianist at Morningside Church in New York City.
Dr. Park came to New York City when she was fourteen years old after her getting accepted into The Juilliard School Pre-College Division. She also holds her Bachelor’s and Master’s from The Juilliard School under the tutelage of Herbert Stessin.
Besides playing the piano, Dr. Park enjoys swimming, reading, traveling and cooking. Her favorite bible verse is Psalm 150:6. “Let everything that has breath, Praise the Lord. Praise the Lord.”