Jeongeun Park, Violist

Jeongeun Park




Originally from Seoul, South Korea, Dr. Jeongeun Park is an educator and performer based in Cincinnati, Ohio. In recent years, Dr. Park has established herself as an in-demand soloist and chamber musician in both the United States and in Asia. In South Korea, she appeared in numerous concerts in major venues such as the Seoul Arts Center, KBS Hall, Sejong Center for the Performing Arts, Youngsan Art Hall and Jang Cheon Art Hall. Most recently, she gave her New York solo debut recital at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in December of 2018. 

Jeongeun Park’s versatility is demonstrated through her dedication to the performance of various genres and styles. In addition to her firm grasp of traditional solo and chamber repertoire, she often collaborates and gives performances with contemporary composers. Dr. Park also has extensive experience as an orchestral performer. She served as Principal Violist of the Sookmyung Orchestra, Assistant Principal Violist of the Gwacheon Symphony Orchestra, has been a member of the Aspen Festival Orchestra, and participated in individual concerts with the Louisville Orchestra, the Lexington Philharmonic and the Kentucky Symphony Orchestra.

Dr. Park is a passionate educator with years of post-secondary and private teaching experience. She currently serves as an adjunct faculty member at the University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music (CCM). Her teaching experience ranges from mentoring those who do not play the viola as their principal instrument, to mentoring graduate students who are preparing for careers as professional musicians. 

Dr. Park earned her Bachelor’s degree at Sookmyung Women’s University with Professor Do-Yeon Kim and Professor Jui Kang in Seoul, South Korea. She holds Master of Music, Artist Diploma and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees from the University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music. While at CCM her principal teachers were Professor Catharine Carroll Lees and Professor Masao Kawasaki. She earned top prizes at the Kookmin Ilbo-Youngsan Art Chamber Competition, Eumak Journal Competition and Sungshin University Competition. Jeongeun’s upcoming performances include a faculty recital at CCM and a chamber recital series in Seoul, South Korea taking place in the summer of 2019.