Maria Park was born in 1992 in Seoul, South Korea. She participated in master classes given by Jonathan Feldman, Victor Rosenbaum, Asaf Zohar, Haesun Baik, Nina Lelchuk, Massimiliano Ferrati, Alexander Korbin and other great pianists. Ms. Maria has also participated in numerous international music festivals, such as International Keyboard Institute Festival in New York, Forum Musikae in Madrid, Spain.
Ms. Maria has been coached chamber music by Jon Klibonoff and studied harpsichord under Jocelyn Stewart. Miss Park was the last student of Zenon Fishbein, who taught at Manhattan School of Music for 52 years. “She is the most talented person I’ve seen in my teaching life” Mr.Fishbein once said.
As a pianist, Ms Maria performed in Germany, Spain, Portugal, Paris, Korea (Seoul Art Center, Youngsan Art Hall, Mozart Hall, Anyang Art Hall, Ewon Curture Center), USA (Green field hall, Pforzheimer hall, Alfred Lerner hall, John Jay hall) etc. Miss Park completed her undergraduate studies at Manhattan School of Music and she is currently candidate for the Master of Music degree at Manhattan school of music.
As an educator Ms. Maria helps her students to improve from week to week in their musicianship and technique. She teaches student to release built up tension and apply foundational techniques in order to unlock their own individual sound. Ms. Maria is experienced in teaching students of all ages and experience levels and she loves to watch them grow as musicians.