With Dada Chen at NYAFF 2013

With Dada Chen at NYAFF 2013
With Dada Chen at NYAFF 2013

Monday, February 07, 2011

ACF 880: Cellist Se-Doo PARK performing at The Korea Society tomorrow night

The Korea Society
welcomes award-winning cellist Ms. Se-Doo Park, a 2010 Orchestre symphonique de Montréal Standard Life Competition laureate. Ms. Park, a masters candidate at the famed Juilliard School, will perform the prelude and sarabande from Bach’s Suite No.6 in D major, the 3rd movement from Cassadó’s Suite, Chan Ka Nin’s Soulmate, and Piatigorsky’s Variations on a Paganini Theme. Ms. Park’s violoncello performance is part of a series at The Korea Society celebrating Korea as a center of excellence for classical music. The performance concludes with a Q&A session and meet-and-greet with this rising star.

When: Tuesday, February 8th, 2011 at 6:30 PM

Where: The Korea Society
950 Third Avenue @ 57th Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY
(Entrance on 57th Streeet, Sout-West corner)

$10 (Members/Students); $20 (Guests)
(Walk-in registration will incur an additional charge of $5)

About the Performer
Ms. Se-Doo Park has taken grand prizes at the National Music Competition of Korea, the Korean TV-Radio Competition, Kiwanis Music Competition, Academy Symphony Orchestra Competition, and Indiana University Cello Competition. Her performances have been broadcast nationally in Canada. Since her orchestral debut with the In-Eum Symphony Orchestra at 15, Park has appeared as a soloist with the Indiana University Concert Orchestra, Academy Symphony Orchestra, and Oakwood Symphony Orchestra. Park has appeared at Chicago’s Ravinia Festival, the Sarasota Music Festival, Aspen Music Festival, Banff Music Festival, Meadowmount School of Music, Centre d'arts Orford, and Le Domaine Forget. An avid chamber musician, Park is a founding member of Ensemble Sine Qua Non and has performed in England, Germany, and Scotland, where the ensemble will again perform in 2011.

Born in California, Park grew up in both Korea and Canada, and started playing the cello at age 8. She has studied at Indiana University, the Royal Conservatory of Music of Canada, and Seoul Arts High School. Park is pursuing her master's at Juilliard School under the tutelage of cellist Timothy Eddy. Her mentors include Bryan Epperson, Miriam Fried, Rafael Figueroa of The Metropolitan Opera, Menahem Pressler, and Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi. Park is an artist in Music & Arts at Trinity Wall Street for the 2010-2011 season, and returns the summer to the prestigious Ravinia Music Festival.

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