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Woobin Park, D.M.A.

Lecturer in Music: Piano

 

Education
  • D.M.A., Piano Performance, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 2006-2009
  • M.M., Piano Performance, Indiana University Bloomington 2004-2006
  • P.D., Piano Performance, Indiana University   2003-2004
  • B.M., Piano Performance, Ewha Womans University in Seoul, South Korea 1999-2003
Teaching
MUS 253: Applied Piano
MUS 453:  Advanced Applied Piano
MUS 135: Class Piano I 
MUS 235: Class Piano II
Professional Experience

Praised for her commanding stage presence and elegant musicianship, Dr. Woobin Park has appeared throughout the United States and South Korea with various types of solo and chamber recitals as well as collaboration with renowned orchestra. She has performed in distinguished concert venues including Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, Steinway Hall in New York, and Elizabeth Horowitz Performing Arts Center and Montpelier Arts Center in Maryland, Tedmann Concert Hall in Minneapolis and Auer Concert Hall in Bloomington, Indiana.

In the 2009-2010 seasons, she was honored to perform two piano concerts with acclaimed pianist Lydia Artymiw at Steinway Hall New York and the Seoul Arts Center Recital Hall, which is the most prestigious concert venue in South Korea.

In 2011, she presented a solo recital dedicated to Liszt’s bicentennial celebration in Seoul and Washington D.C. During the 2012-2013 season, she selected as a performer for the recording project “The 23 greatest solo piano works” with professor Robert Greenberg PhD. The CD and DVD were set for release.

She also appeared as a soloist for the 2013 Rising Stars Award at the Peter & Elizabeth Horowitz Performing Arts Center in Maryland

Dr. Park has been an active advocate and a member of St Thomas Trio, also appearing in Major Venues as a music collaborator. The Highlight of year 2014 season was the World Premier Performance of “Cordoba” for Solo piano and Concert band by living American composer, Julie Giroux at PAC Main Stage, with Winona Symphonic Wind Orchestra.

Recently, She was invited for solo recital (Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert Series) in August 2015 at Preston Bradley Hall of the Chicago Cultural Center. The recital was broadcast live by WFMT fine arts radio.

She is a winner of numerous competitions including Los Angeles Liszt International Piano Competition, where she was also awarded “Best Performance of the Required Work,” San Nicola di Bari International Piano Competition in Italy, Bradshaw & Buono International Piano Competition, University of Minnesota Concerto Competition, and American Protege International Competition of Romantic Music.

Dr. Park holds the Master of Music degree and Performer’s Diploma from Indiana University Bloomington studying with Edward Auer and Shigeo Neriki and the Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, studying with Distinguished McKnight Professor Lydia Artymiw. Dr. Park was a recipient of biggest and most prestigious scholarship and fellowship for her outstanding performance/academic achievements.

As an educator, She was invited to perform and give a master class at Truman State University in Kirkville, Missouri in 2014. She also was invited to be a Judge for the Finals of 2014 MTNA Young Artist Competition-Wisconsin and Senior Piano Duet Competition by attending 2014 MTNA National Conference in March 22-26 at Chicago

Prior to her appointment at Washington College, Dr. Park has been invited to join faculty of Winona State University as Visiting Assistant Professor of Piano, teaching applied piano lesson and collaborative piano.

For more information, please visit www.woobinpark.com



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