Dr. Janice C. Park
- Office Location:
- Bertea Hall 126
- (714) 744-2103
- Chapman University, Bachelor of Music in Performance
University of Southern California, Master of Music
University of Southern California, Doctor of Music in Performance
Janice Park, DMA, is an instructor of music and Coordinator of Secondary Piano at the Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music at Chapman University in Orange County, California. She is also 1st Vice President and Program Chair of the Music Teachers’ Association of California Orange County Branch. A native of South Korea, Dr. Park came to USA after graduating Seoul Music & Arts High School, to further her musical education. She received both Master degree and Doctorate of Musical Arts in Piano Performance from the University of Southern California and a Bachelor’s degree in Piano Performance from Chapman University. Her major teachers included Dr. Joseph Matthews, James Bonn, and Antoinette Perry. Dr. Park taught music theory and was the pianist for Women’s Choir at Chapman. She has also been a faculty member at the Irvine Valley College for 15 years, the Pasadena Conservatory of Music and an Assistant Lecturer at USC. Dr. Park has received numerous honors and awards.
Dr. Park has been active in solo, ensemble and collaborative recitals, including: performances with the concert master of the Pacific Symphony, as a soloist with Chapman Orchestra, Piano Trio recital at USC and chamber recital at the Colburn School in Los Angeles. She was invited twice by Detroit Chamber Winds & Strings to perform both chamber and solo music. She was the featured pianist for two separate world premiere concerts, one locally and one in South America. This year, she gave a recital with Thomas Hooten, the Principal Trumpet of Los Angeles Philharmonic. She is frequently sought to act as a clinician and as an adjudicator for competitions and piano festivals.
She is a member of Music Teachers National Association (MTNA), Music Teachers’ Association of California (MTAC), and Pi Kappa Lambda National Music Honor Society. She has served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Musical Arts Club of Orange County. Her article on how to teach piano students was published in the piano magazine, Keyboard Companion.
- Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications
Collaboration with Scott Stone, Euphonium, for the Guest Artist Recital for MTAC
Performed in a Nightnotes concert for Detroit Chamber Winds and Strings with Thomas Hooten, the Principle Trumpet for the Los Angeles Philharmonic
Performed in a concert for True South, a community outreach benefit concert
Solo, ensemble and collaborative performances on Piano, Harpsichord and Organ 1999 - 2001 in Annual “Piano Feast” Faculty Benefit Recitals at Irvine Valley College (IVC)