Music

Woobin Park, D.M.A.

Lecturer in Music: Piano

 

Education
  • D.M.A., Piano Performance, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
  • M.M., Piano Performance, Indiana University Bloomington
  • P.D., Piano Performance, Indiana University Bloomington
  • B.M., Piano Performance, Ewha Womans University in Seoul, South Korea
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, In 2010 Dr. Woobin Park made her Carnegie Hall debut to critical acclaim, in which New York Concert Review raved “Park gave a brilliant performance, handling the virtuosity with beautiful sense of style..” Woobin has appeared throughout the United States and South Korea in solo and chamber recitals as well as performances as soloist with orchestra. She has performed in distinguished concert venues including Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, Steinway Hall in New York, and Strathmore Hall in Washington D.C., Elizabeth Horowitz Performing Arts Center in Maryland, Tedmann Concert Hall in Minneapolis, Auer Concert Hall in Bloomington, Indiana and Preston Bradley Hall of Chicago Cultural Center.  

Dr.Park 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 at Kumho Art Hall in Seoul and Washington D.C.  She also appeared as a soloist for the 2013 Rising Stars Award at the Peter & Elizabeth Horowitz Performing Arts Center in Maryland 

Recent chamber music collaborations include performances with the acclaimed Formosa String Quartet and members of the Philadelphia and Baltimore Symphony Orchestras. She performed and give a master class at Universities across country including lecture recital and chamber music concert at Truman State University in Kirkville, Missouri . She is also engaged to perform with Annapolis Symphony for 2018 Masterworks in Maryland Hall and Music Center of Strathmore Hall.

Dr. Park was selected as a performer for the recording project “The 23 greatest solo piano works”. with professor Robert Greenberg PhD. Her recording of 11 works is now released through Amazon and iTunes-Apple.

Her live performances have been broadcast nationally on WFMT in Chicago and KSJN in Minneapolis. Woobin has earned prizes in a number of 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, University of Minnesota Concerto Competition, and American Protege International Competition of Romantic Music.

She is active as an adjudicator for piano solo and duo contests and festivals, including events for the Music Teachers National Association. She was invited to be a Judge for the Finals of MTNA Young Artist Competition-Wisconsin, Senior Piano Duet Competition by attending 2014 MTNA National Conference at Chicago and the Finals of  CFMTA (Canadian Federation of Music Teachers’ Associations) National Piano Competition at the 2017 MTNA National Conference in Baltimore, MD

Dr. Park earned 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.

Deeply committed to teaching, Dr. Park gives frequent master classes and presentations around the country. 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.

Together with her colleague, Dr. Matthew Brower, she is launching the first annual Washington College Piano Festival in April 2018.

 

For more information, please visit www.woobinpark.com