Violinist Su Hyun Park joined the New York Philharmonic in September 2017. She previously served as assistant concertmaster of the Grant Park Symphony Orchestra, as well as concertmaster of the Music Alps Festival Orchestra, Juilliard Orchestra, New York Classical Players, and Music Academy of the West Orchestra.
Ms. Park made her solo debut with the Juilliard Pre-College Orchestra. She swept top prizes in competitions in South Korea, including the Taegu Broadcasting Corporation Music Competition, and appeared as a soloist with the Taegu Philharmonic Orchestra. Her other accolades include grand prizes from the Riverside Symphonia’s Caprio Young Artists, Crescendo International Music, Monmouth Symphony’s Goldwasser Young Artist Concerto, and Kumho Prodigy Music competitions.
A native of Seoul, South Korea, Su Hyun Park studied there with Hai-Yup Yang, Ho-Young Pi, and Seong-Yeon Cho. She continued her studies at The Juilliard School, where she received her bachelor and master degrees, with Hyo Kang, Ronald Copes, Donald Weilerstein, and Li Lin. She subsequently worked with then Philharmonic Concertmaster Glenn Dicterow and Acting Principal, Second Violin Group, Lisa Kim at the Manhattan School of Music’s Orchestral Performance Program, receiving her professional studies certificate.