Sejoon Park



Biography

Sejoon Park was born in 1990 to cellist parents in Seoul Korea where he began piano studies at the age of six. His early accomplishments include his orchestral debut with the Busan Philharmonic Orchestra in Korea at the age ten. He moved to the United States in 2001 and studied with Mikhail Volchok for five years at the Levine School of Music in Washington, D.C., and is currently a student of Boris Slutsky at the Peabody Conservatory of Music.

Sejoon Park has won prizes at numerous piano competitions, including the Oberlin Conservatory International Piano Competition, PianoArts National Competition, Eastman International Piano Competition and Southeastern Piano Concerto Competition. Most recently, Sejoon Park was awarded the First Prize in the 2007 Aspen Music Festival Piano Concerto Competition and performed with AACA. He was also a recipient of the Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship Foundation in 2006 and performed on NPR’s “From the Top.”

Sejoon Park has also performed in numerous Master Classes as to Ann Schein, John Perry, Peter Takacs, Larrisa Dedova, Nalita True, Natalya Antonova, Jon Nakamatsu, and Lang Lang. He has performed in many venues in Washington and Virginia area, including at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall, Millennium Stage, Korean Embassy, Argentina Embassy, Polish American Art Center, Falls Church Community Art Center, Alexandria Performing Art Center, and McLean Community Center. In addition to his solo recitals, he has been an active Chamber player in “Unstrung” Piano Trio, who has performed frequently in the Rock Creek Chamber series program. He will be entering the Peabody Conservatory of Music this fall as a freshman, studying with renowned pedagogue Boris Slutksy.
Sejoon Park