Pianist Yu Jung Park has performed as a soloist and a recitalist in the United States, Europe, and South Korea. As a concert pianist, she has garnered numerous awards in Korea and USA throughout her career, including the Rising Artist Evening of Piano Concerti V series from the New York Concert Artists & Associates and American Protégé Concerto Competition. Yu Jung has been the featured performer at the Weil Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall and she premiered “The Music of Andre Singer” at the Bruno Walter Auditorium in Lincoln Center in New York City. As a piano soloist with an orchestra, Yu Jung has appeared with the NYCA Symphony Orchestra and the Temple University Sinfonia.
Performing on numerous occasions at Steinway Society of Knoxville, University of Tennessee, Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University, Rutgers University at Camden College, Pennsylvania State University, and Kumho Art Hall, Yu Jung has also participated in the Prague International Piano Festival, Ilym International Piano Festival at Santa Barbara, Russia Kostomuksha International Music Festival, and San Francisco Conservatory Music Festival. A native of South Korea, Yu Jung holds the degree of Doctor of Musical Arts in Piano Performance from Temple University, Graduate Performance Diploma and Master of Music in Piano Performance from the Peabody Conservatory at The Johns Hopkins University and Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance from Korea National University of Arts. Yu Jung engaged her ongoing passion for the artistic inspiration of others, serving as a collaborative pianist at The University of Tennessee, a member of the Music Teachers National Association, and National Federation of Music Clubs. Currently, she is affiliated as an adjunct faculty at Presbyterian University and Theological Seminary in Seoul, Korea.