Professor SungEun Park
Pianist SungEun Park has extensively performed as a solo pianist and chamber musician throughout Korea, Italy and the United States. Dr. Park currently serves as Assistant Professor of Piano at Texas Lutheran University, program director of the Texas State International Piano Festival and director of the Austin Harmony Youth Orchestra.
Dr. Park has won several competitions including the 5th Texas State International Piano Festival Concerto Competition, American Prize, Sidney Wright Endowed Presidential Scholarship, Butler School of Music Concerto Competition, Texas State University Concerto Competition, and Seoul Asia International Music Competition. Her concerto appearances include performances with the Round Rock Symphony Orchestra, the University of Texas Symphony Orchestra, Texas State University Symphony Orchestra, the Balcones Community Orchestra, and Jeju Philharmonic Orchestra.
Besides classical piano repertoire, she has frequently premiered new works by leading contemporary composers. She has been invited to perform as guest artist at several international and national conferences including Hawaii International Conference on Arts & Humanities, National Association of Composers/USA, and One Month Festival. Dr. Park was invited to be a jury member in Texas Young Artist Piano Competition in 2017. She has recorded numerous
albums with the compositions of Peter Petroff, Zvonimir Nagy, Haseulki Baek, and Joe Young.
Dr. Park has earned her degrees in Piano Performance from the University of Texas at Austin (DMA), Texas State University (MM).