Dr. Andrew Park is a renowned solo pianist, chamber musician, and pedagogue who won the first prize of Virginia Waring International Piano Competition, formerly known as Joanna Hodges International Piano Competition in 1993. He is an honorable Shigeru Kawai Artist who performs nationally and internationally. He has appeared in venues such as Walt Disney Concert Hall, La Mirada Theatre, Marsee Auditorium, Alex Theatre, McCollum Theater, Zipper Hall, Thayer Hall, Newman Hall, No Won Art Center, POSCO Hyo Ja Art Center and many more. He has been invited as a soloist to perform with El Camino Symphony, Idyllwild Arts Academy Orchestra, OMC Orchestra, CTS Chamber Orchestra, and Dosan Philharmonic Orchestra.
Dr. Park is an assistant professor at Azusa Pacific University and an adjunct professor at Fullerton College. Recently, he was appointed as an “Artist-Teacher” at Pasadena Conservatory of Music. He has participated in teaching piano at the Idyllwild Arts Academy, and Los Angeles City College, Bethesda Christian University, Chong Shin University, and he also has worked as a first lecturer at USC Thornton School of Music. He was also a faculty of Gifted Student Scholarship program at Johns Hopkins University.
During summer, he teaches at John Perry Academy of Music, Montecito International Music Festival, ASIA International Piano Academy & Festival in Korea, and Idyllwild Summer Program. He is also invited as a judge and a masterclass teacher from many different competitions and institutes. Dr. Park received the honorary U.S. Presidential Award in 2011 from president Obama. Dr. Park completed his entire bachelor, masters, and doctoral degrees at the University of Southern California with a world renowned pianist, John Perry.