Grace Park is a dynamic violinist, dedicated chamber musician, and passionate pedagogue. Her diverse career has carried her from the world’s foremost concert halls to universities around the country as a soloist, collaborator, coach, and multi-disciplinary educator. As part of a residency at Carnegie Hall-Academy Carnegie Juilliard Weill (ACJW) program, Ms. Park pairs her elite musicianship with a fervent commitment to community engagement.
As a soloist, Ms. Park has been a featured soloist at The Kennedy Center, Library of Congress, Walt Disney Hall, Jordan Hall, Carnegie Hall, The Grace Rainey Auditorium in the Metropolitan Museum, The Rudolfinum in Prague, and Glinka Hall in St. Petersburg, with orchestras including the North Czech Philharmonia, Russian Chamber Philharmonic, Napoli Chamber Orchestra and most recently, an engagament with Maxim Vengerov at the Cartegena Music Festival and solo Bach alongside Yo-Yo Ma. Upcoming concerto engagements include debuts in Mexico and Poland with the Nielsen Violin Concerto.
A devoted chamber musician, Ms. Park has performed with a variety of ensembles around the world and has led chamber orchestras from the principal chair. She has performed the world premieres of renowned emerging composers Samuel Carl Adams and Andy Akiho. Collaborations include working with the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, Mark Morris Dance Company, members of Silk Road Ensemble, principal dancers of La Scala Ballet Theater, the Royal Ballet, American Ballet Theater, New York City Ballet, and has lead and worked with Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and Australian Chamber Orchestra. Ms Park has also performed at many of the leading music festivals including Yellow Barn, Vail, Music@Menlo, IMS Prussia Cove and the Perlman Music Program’s Chamber Music Workshop.
Beyond the concert stage, Ms. Park has demonstrated a strong commitment to teaching and community engagement. She collaborated with ACJW to develop and deliver a series of interactive outreach concerts at public schools and community centers all over New York City. She has taught and coached ensembles at Washington and Lee University, North Dakota State University, Skidmore College, and at the Innsbrook Institute. Ms. Park currently coaches and teaches at the Mannes Preparatory Division as a guest faculty.
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