SOPHIA JIEUN PARK
Violinist and Violist
ABOUT SOPHIA JIEUN PARK
As an active solo violinist, Ms. Park has been awarded top prizes in the “Ohrid Pearls” International Competition for Young Musicians, Sun-Hwa National Competition and Nanpa Competition. She won a concerto competition at the Sofia National Music School, and performed with the Pazarjik Orchestra. As a soloist, she made appearances with other orchestras, including the Vidin Philharmonic Orchestra, Kenwood Symphony Orchestra and the Sofia Academic Orchestra. Furthermore, her performance and interview was introduced to MBC FM radio in Korea and Bearcast Media at the University of Cincinnati.
As a soloist and chamber musician, she performed at Carnegie Hall, Kilbourn Hall, Shanghai Conservatory Hall, Beijing University Hall, Czech Art Center and more.
Ms. Park earned a Bachelor of Music with a prestigious Performer’s Certificate at Eastman School of Music under Prof. Oleh Krysa. In addition, she was the recipient of the Howard Hanson Scholarship and Jemplis Scholarship. Ms. Park holds a Master of Music from the University of Texas at Austin, and a Performance Diploma from Indiana University, under Professor Grigory Kalinovsky. She was a recipient of the Artistic Excellence Award.
Sophia Jieun Park is a doctoral candidate in violin performance as her major and viola performance as a minor at University of Cincinnati-College-Conservatory of Music. Also, she was a member of Music Teachers National Association Collegiate Chapter at CCM.
As a contemporary musician, she participated performing in ensemble “Ossia” which is founded in Eastman School of Music where she performed for a recording of composer Michael Tenzer’s work.
She worked as a section violinist in numerous orchestras- Spoleto Festival USA Orchestra, Terre Haute Symphony Orchestra, TIMF Orchestra, Columbus Indiana Philharmonic Orchestras, a sublist violinist at Cayuga Chamber Orchestra, Round Rock Symphony Orchestra and more.
Currently, Sophia Jieun Park teaches at Tarleton State University as an adjunct professor of violin.
December 17th, 7 pm
University of Texas at Austin- Jessen Auditorium
CHAMBER MUSIC RECITAL
December 19th, 7 pm
Dallas Christian College- Barr Chapel
CHAMBER MUSIC RECITAL
March 29, 3 pm
TARLETON STATE UNIVERSITY FACULTY RECITAL
January 24 at 6:45 pm
DOCTORAL VIOLA RECITAL
CCM - Watson Recital Hall,
March 28 at 5 pm
DOCTORAL VIOLIN RECITAL
CCM - Emery Hall 3250
May 24- June 9
14 George Street, Charleston, SC 29401-1524
SPOLETO FESTIVAL USA
June 27 at 6:45 pm
CCM- Watson Hall