Yeon-Min Park

South Korea



Korean promising pianist Yeon-Min Park’s first recital took place at the age of 23. Although she started to learn piano arts late, she has become a professional and substantial pianist in a short time. She first earned major national recognition from her native country by winning the 1st prize from the 40th Joongang Music Competition in 2014. In the same year, she went on to appear in the international scene, winning 1st Prize at the 40th Palma d’Oro International Piano Competition and 2nd Prize at the Luciano Luciani International Piano Competition. In the following year, Ms. Park won the Pnina Salzman Memorial Prize and she was awarded the 1st Prize, the Mendelssohn Prize, and the Yamaha Prize at the 2015 Hanoi International Piano Competition. She got the 3rd Prize at the 13th Seoul International Music Competition in 2017 and the 3rd prize and the chamber music prize at the Darmstadt International Chopin Competition as well as the 1st Prize at the 1st Suzhou Jinji Lake International Piano Competition. She has performed with numerous orchestras such as the Korean Symphony Orchestra, Hanoi Philharmonic Orchestra, Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra, Busan Philharmonic Orchestra, Sun-Wha Wind Orchestra, Suzhou Symphony Orchestra, Korean Senior Symphony Orchestra, Bucheon Philharmonic Orchestra and SNU Symphony Orchestra. Born in 1990, Ms. Park earned her Bachelor of Music degree from Seoul National University, where she was a scholarship recipient, under the tutelage of Prof. Aviram Reichert. Ms. Park earned her Master’s degree at the Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hannover in 2017. Currently, she is continuing her studies at the same institution with Prof. Bernd Goetzke in the Konzertexamen course.

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