Jean Park, DMA
American pianist Jean Park is an active as a performer, adjudicator and teacher. 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 has also received other accolades in competitions and won many scholarship awards to music festivals. Jean Park has been a participant in many 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. Additionally, Jean has performed in many concerts and masterclasses throughout her career. Jean 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, Jean has served as an adjudicator for many events such as Texas State University's Concerto and Aria Competition, Texas Music Teachers Association Student Affiliate Performance Contest, Texas Music Teachers Association San Antonio Regional Performance Contest, Janice Kay Hodges Contemporary Piano Competition, Playful Piano Competition, Junior League of San Antonio Funding Arts and Musical Education Award, SAMTA Achievement Auditions, Texas Federation of Music Clubs Piano Festival 6-1 and 6-3, MACSA Summer eFestival and Piano Teachers Congress Incentive Program.
As an experienced piano teacher, Jean Park’s private students have won many awards for their playing. For more about her private piano studio see parkpianostudio.com.
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 and University of Washington with her bachelor's degree in music. Jean Park was previously piano faculty at University of Incarnate Word and San Antonio College. She has newly moved to Cary, North Carolina. She currently serves as piano faculty for the North Carolina Chamber Music Institute.