Saturday, July 15, 2023

Jeanne Park | 3rd Prize | Violin | 10th Edition | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition

Pacific Northwest-born Jeanne Park (15, USA) has been a classically trained violinist since the age of four and a music composer since the age of ten. Jeanne has received top awards at many competitions, including being a three-time winner of the Simon -Fiset String Competition and a recipient of the Jean Kanter Memorial Trophy. She was a performer in the Japan Suzuki International Institute’s honors recitals, a merit scholarships recipient of Heifetz 2023 International Music Institute, Music Fest Perugia Italy and received recognition at the SYAMF. She has also performed in masterclasses with Mimi Zweig, Ann Setzer, Keng-Yuen Tseng, Brenda Brenner and Marilyn McDonald. 

Jeanne is also an internationally recognized composer, having placed at many composition competitions including the National NFMC Junior Composers Contest Nationals Incentive Award and National Honorable Mentions, 1st Place at the NFMC National Music Week Essay Contest, the National Guild of Piano Teachers International Composition Contest NGPT Award, was selected for the the Emerging Composers from the Tribeca New Music  2023 Young Composers Competition, the SMTA Marsha Wright Commissioned Award, and the WSMTA Young Composers Project. She participated in the Merriman-Ross Family Young Composers Workshop last year; her composition “ Storms in Spring” was premiered in Benaroya Hall by the Seattle Symphony, and her new symphony piece “Quokka” was premiered in May to celebrate their 30th year anniversary. 

Outside of composing, Jeanne enjoys playing ensemble music and reading books.

1) Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor, 1st Mvt, 12:10

2) Ottokar Eugen Nováček, Moto Perpetuo, 3:07