Jean Park, DMA
American pianist Jean (Huang) Park is an active performer, teacher, and collaborator. She has performed in many cities in the United States as well as abroad in Norway, Sweden, Poland, Austria and the Czech Republic.
Jean Park has competed in the Schubert Club's Scholarship Competition while it was a national competition twice, winning second place in the college division in 2009, and returning in 2013 to win first place in the graduate division. She also received second place in the Bauru-Atlanta Piano Competition. Additionally, Jean Park has been the recipient of many scholarship awards to music festivals. She has participated in a number of music festivals such as Icicle Creek Winter Piano Festival, Texas State International Piano Festival, Playing for the Gold 2015 in Stavanger, Norway as part of the international chamber festival, Aurora Chamber Music and Masterclasses in Trollhättan, Sweden, Rebecca Penneys Piano Festival, International Piano Masterclasses in Katowice, Poland, Round Top Music Festival, International Keyboard Institute and Festival, Hot Springs Music Festival, CCM Prague, Vienna Piano Festival and National Music Festival. While at the Hot Springs Music Festival, Jean performed the piece Rhayader for piano and chamber orchestra in concert, with composer Eric Funk in attendance. She has performed in masterclasses for Julian Martin, Rebecca Penneys, Enrico Elisi, Christopher Harding, Sean Duggan, Emanuel Krasovsky, Victor Rosenbaum, Boris Slutsky, Adam Wibrowski, Eugene Pridonoff, Andrzej Jasinski, Wojciech Switala, Ewa Poblocka and Asaf Zohar. She has also played with her chamber groups in masterclasses for Robert Mann and Colin Carr. Jean has performed a live solo performance that was broadcast on air on WSMR RADIO and a recording of her playing is in the soundtrack for the film Don't Let the Night End available on Amazon prime video. In demand as an adjudicator, she has adjudicated for the Piano Teacher’s Congress of New York, the San Antonio Music Teacher’s Association, Texas Music Federation Clubs, and Texas Music Teacher Association. She has also judged the J. K. Hodges competition.
Jean Park has her Doctorate of Musical Arts from Stony Brook University, where she studied with Gilbert Kalish. She previously graduated from Manhattan School of Music completing the Master's in Music degree in Piano Performance studying with Daniel Epstein and Andre Michel Schub. Jean also completed double bachelor degrees from the University of Washington both in piano studying with Regina Yeh, and also in Business with a double focus on International Business and Human Resources. Other principal teachers include Eteri Andjaparidze, Jason Kwak and Mary Toy.
Jean Park is currently piano faculty at University of Incarnate Word and San Antonio College.