Dr. Tina Park
Awards include first prizes in the Mozart Piano Competition (Shanghai, China), the Schubert Club Competition (Minnesota), the Elinor Bell Competition and Fellowship (Minnesota), and the University of Notre Dame’s Concerto Competition (Indiana).
Dr. Park is an active performer, her most recent appearances including the BRAVO! Festival (University of Minnesota); the Cello, an American Experience (International Cello Camp, St. Olaf College) and a concert tour in southern China. She has soloed with the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra (Shanghai, China); City Orchestra, and Bethel University Orchestra (St. Paul, MN); Brentwood Symphony (St. Louis, MO), Notre Dame Symphony (Indiana) and Auburn Symphony (California). In April 2005, her Mozart Piano Concerto K488 with the Auburn Symphony was praised as "exquisite and exhilarating," and her Rachmaninoff 2nd Concerto with the City Orchestra in 2003 received tremendous public acclaim. Dr. Park regularly performs for the Schubert Club Courtroom Concert Series at the Landmark Center in St. Paul. In 2005, her interview/performance on Free Radio Asia from Washington, D.C. was broadcast throughout the US and China. She also was chosen as a teacher/performer for the Piano Texas/Cliburn International Institute and Festival in Fort Worth, Texas. A dedicated chamber musician, Dr. Park attended the Aspen Music Festival and the Pacific Music Festival in Japan as one of eight pianists selected from around the world.
In 2005, Dr. Tina Park joined the piano faculty at Bethel University in St. Paul, MN.