Sophia Jieun Park

As an active solo violinist, Sophia Jieun Park has been awarded top prizes in the “Ohrid Pearls” International Competition for Young Musicians, Sun-Hwa National Competition and Nanpa Competition. She won a concerto competition at the Sofia National Music School, and performed with the Pazarjik Orchestra. As a soloist, she made appearances with other orchestras, including the Vidin Philharmonic Orchestra and the Sofia Academic Orchestra. Furthermore, her performance and interview was introduced to MBC FM radio in Korea. As a soloist and chamber musician, she performed at Carnegie Hall, Kilbourn Hall, Shanghai Conservatory Hall, Beijing University Hall, Czech Art Center and more. Ms. Park earned a Bachelor of Music with a prestigious Performer’s Certificate at Eastman School of Music under Prof. Oleh Krysa. In addition, she was the recipient of the Howard Hanson Scholarship and Jemplis Scholarship. Ms. Park holds a Master of Music from the University of Texas at Austin, and a Performance Diploma from Indiana University, under Professor Grigory Kalinovsky. She was a recipient of the Artistic Excellence Award. Currently, Sophia Jieun Park is pursuing her Doctor of Musical Art at University of Cincinnati-College-Conservatory of Music under Dr. Yim.