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Jean Park is a dedicated and award-winning piano teacher with more than 9 years of piano teaching experience for students of all ages and levels, 20+ years of classical piano training, and both a Master's degree from Manhattan School of Music & Bachelor's degree from the University of Washington in piano. Her home piano studio is located in Rego Park in Queens, NY and her students come from Rego Park, Forest Hills, Elmhurst, Corona, Kew Gardens, and other nearby Queens areas as well as Long Island and Manhattan. Jean Park is fluent in English and Chinese and can teach lessons in both languages.

Teacher's statement

Jean's goal as a piano teacher is to share her love for music and the piano with each student. Lessons are all uniquely tailored to fit each student's strengths and weaknesses. Jean's passion in teaching and ability to interact with each student to learn about what makes them unique makes each of her teacher-student relationships very special. In lessons her focus is to firstly, meet the personal goals of each student, secondly to challenge every student to become an even better musician by improving their sound production, technique, rhythmic vitality, score-reading, ear-training and other skills, and lastly to help each student to make great music through developing better hearing and awareness. In lessons, Jean challenges all of her students to meet their personal bests as well as to have fun.

Biography

Pianist Jean (Huang) Park, began taking piano at the early age of 5. Since then, she has become a distinguished and talented pianist shown through performances, scholarship, competitions, and festivals. Jean Park has won second place in the Schubert Club National Piano competition in the collegiate division and also second place in the Bauru-Atlanta piano competition. She has also received the National Association of Asian Professionals and Collaborative Artists East West Scholarship as well as other scholarships and awards. She has attended a number of music festivals with scholarship such as the International Keyboard Institute and Festival, CCM Prague International Piano Institute, Sewanee Music Festival, and Marrowstone Music Festival.

A popular and award-winning teacher, Jean Park has had 8 years of piano teaching experience ranging from ages 4- adult. In 2009, a student she taught from scratch took second place at the Eastside Performing Arts Festival in her first time entering. Other students have also received praise in adjudications and performances. Jean was also selected for the Music Teacher's National Association's STAR Award in 2008, an award for which she was chosen on the basis of excellence in academic achievement, successful teaching experience and demonstrated leadership abilities.

Jean has recently graduated from the prestigious Manhattan School of Music completing the Master's in Music degree in Piano Performance (2011) studying with Daniel Epstein and Andre Michel Schub. Prior to this, Jean held double degrees from the University of Washington, with a bachelor’s degree in piano (2008) studying with Dr. Regina Yeh and also in Business (2008) with a double focus on International Business and Human Resources.

Jean currently lives in Queens, NY with her husband Young who is in his first year of residency at Long Island Jewish Hospital.

More information

More about Jean Park can be found at www.jeanpark.com, her pianist website, as well as www.parkpianostudio.com for information about her piano studio. Contact Jean today, the first lesson & interview is free of charge and obligation-free.

 
Studio Location
65th Road & Austin Street
Rego Park, NY
 
Phone
(425) 246-1866
 
 
Website
www.parkpianostudio.com