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Juilliard Student Recital: Chaeyoung Park, Piano
Thursday January 24, 8:00 pm - 9:30 pmFree
Chaeyoung Park, Piano
About Chaeyoung Park
Pianist Chaeyoung Park, from South Korea, was awarded a silver medal in the 2016 Gina Bachauer International Young Artists Competition. She has received top awards in many national and international competitions, including a gold medal in music by the National YoungArts Foundation in 2014; 2015 Cleveland Young Artists Piano Competition; 2015 Yamaha USASU International Senior Piano Competition; and 2014 Arthur Fraser International Piano Competition. She won first place in the 2014 Emilio Del Rosario International Young Artists Piano Competition as well as the 2012 IIYM (International Institute for Young Musicians) International Competition, where she also won the audience prize. Ms. Park was the youngest semifinalist and finalist at the 2012 Eastman Young Artists International Piano Competition and was awarded first prize in the junior level of the Louisiana International Piano Competition in 2011.
Ms. Park has performed in venues including Orchestra Hall at Chicago Symphony Center, Merkin Hall, Cleveland Music of Art, Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, New World Center in Miami, Helzberg Hall at Kauffman Center for Performing Arts, Kodak Hall at Eastman School of Music, and the Lied Center of Kansas. She has performed with the Utah Symphony Orchestra with Rei Hotoda, Kansas City Symphony with Michael Stern, Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra with Neil Varon, Canton Symphony Orchestra with Gerhardt Zimmermann, New Millenium Symphony with Francesco Milioto, and the Topeka Symphony Orchestra with Robert Olson, among others. She has participated in master classes with Leon Fleisher, Jerome Lowenthal, Jorge Osorio, Michael Stern, and John Perry.
Ms. Park began playing the piano at age 6 in South Korea. She moved to Lawrence, Kan. in 2007 and studied with Jack Winerock at the University of Kansas for eight years. She also studied with Dr. Scott Smith. Ms. Park is pursuing her BM in piano performance at Juilliard under the tutelage of Robert McDonald. Ms. Park also holds the Morton B. Knafel Scholarship.