Title: Adjunct Instructor of Viola
Office: 332 Memorial Hall
Born in Seoul, South Korea, Dr. Jeongeun Park began violin studies at age 5 and began performing both violin and viola while studying at Sunhwa Arts High school in Seoul. After moving from Korea to the United States in 2010, Dr. Park has been actively performing throughout the U.S. and Asia as a soloist and chamber musician.
Dr. Park earned her Bachelor’s degree at Sookmyung Women’s University under the tutelage of Professor Do-Yeon Kim in Seoul, South Korea. Her busy performing schedule included her solo debut recital at the Youngsan Art Hall, Sookmyung Orchestra’s concerts at the Seoul Arts Center, KBS Hall and Jang Cheon Art Hall. Not only was she the top prize winner of the Kookmin Ilbo-Youngsan Art Chamber Competition, Eumak Journal Competition, Sungshin University Competition, Dr. Park also appeared in numerous solo and chamber music concerts in Seoul as well. She also served as Principal Viola of the Sookmyung Orchestra, Assistant Principal Viola of the Gwacheon Symphony Orchestra, and has been a member of the Aspen Festival Orchestra.
Dr. Park began her studies under Professor Catharine Carroll Lees in 2010 at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. She earned her Master of Music, Artist Diploma and Doctor of Musical Arts at CCM where she is currently a member of the adjunct viola faculty. During the summer, she has participated in many international music festivals including the Aspen Music Festival, the Miyazaki Music Festival, and the Just Vivace Music Festival.
In December 2018, she made her New York solo debut recital at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall. Upcoming performances include her chamber ensemble series at Maria Callas Hall in Seoul, Korea in July of 2019 . In addition her performing activities, Dr. Park is equally committed to teaching. She began teaching in Seoul in 2008 where she cultivated her own private studio. Dr. Jeongeun Park joined the adjunct viola faculty at her alma mater, CCM, in 2017 and currently resides in Cincinnati.