Janice Park, DMA, is an instructor of music and Coordinator of Secondary Piano at the Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music at Chapman University, where she has taught since 1995. She is currently 1st Vice President and Program Chair of the Music Teachers’ Association of California Orange County Branch. She is also a faculty for Irvine Music Festival, summer program and coach for Junior Chamber Music.
A native of South Korea, Dr. Park came to USA to further her musical education after graduating Seoul Music & Arts High School. 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 has taught music theory and was the pianist for Women’s Choir at Chapman. She was also faculty member at the Irvine Valley College for 15 years, and previously taught at the Pasadena Conservatory of Music and was an Assistant Lecturer at the University of Southern California.
Dr. Park has been active in solo, ensemble and collaborative recitals. She has received numerous academic honors and performance awards. She frequently gives master classes and serves as an adjudicator. Dr. Park’s students have received top honors in many festivals and competitions.
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.