Junghoon (John) Park, a young musician who has enjoyed commendable appearances with a multifaceted and illustrative experience both as a soloist and collaborative artist, is a graduate of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County; he graduated with honors from UMBC with a dual degree in English and Music Performance. Junghoon has studied with Drs. Kristina Suter, Alon Goldstein, and Audrey Andrist to obtain avast knowledge of repertoire and chamber music concert experience, delighting the audience with many solo recitals in Maryland.
He has participated in prestigious music festivals and competitions, such as National Music Festival, Wonderlic Competition, Liszt-Garrison Competition, and International Keyboard Institute Festival. Junghoon has recently been awarded a Special Honors award from 2016 Paderewski Competition in Hartford,CT, and have participated in Premio Scriabin Competition in Grosseto, Italy and 2017 International Chopin Competition in Hartford, CT, as well as being selected as the top 12 live performers in New York Piano Festival and Competition in July 2017. Junghoon has been selected as the 2018 Rising Star for his stirring rendition of Earl Wild’s “Etude No. 4”, based on the George Gershwin standard “Embraceable You”. Junghoon currently works as an assistant teacher /freelancer musician / assistant choir director at National United Methodist Church in DC. He also finds great joy in giving back to his local community, working with local music groups such as Camerata Baltimore, serving as a group coordinator and accompanist, and volunteering through various programs in Baltimore including the Food Project, LGBTQ Catholic programs, and many others. Junghoon enjoys the challenges and rewards that come with the daily operations of an office, using a meticulous and detail-oriented nature that comes from his music training.