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Ashley Jeehyun Park

United States of America

 

Ashley Jeehyun Park, named 2014 National Young Arts Foundation Winner, has won numerous accolades and awards, including 2nd prize at the Andrea Postacchini International Violin Competition (2016), 1st prize at the Livingston Symphony Orchestra Young Artist Competition (2012), 2nd prize at the Queens Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition (2011), 1st prize at the New York Music Competition for 4 consecutive years (2004-2007), and was a semifinalist of the 2015 Michael Hill International Violin Competition. She has performed in solo and chamber music recitals in some of the most renowned venues around the New York metropolitan area, including Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Central Park, Flushing Town Hall, Westminster College, Kean University, Eric Brown Theater, among others. Most recently, she has performed at Juilliard's Chamberfest 2017 and as a Student Artist at the 2015 Starling-Delay Symposium. Ashley has attended numerous summer festivals including the Great Mountains Music Festival in PyeongChang, South Korea, as the recipient of the Artistic Director's Scholarship (2010), Academie Musicale de Morges in Morges, Switzerland (2015), Academie de Musique Tibor Varga (2015), and The International Holland Music Sessions (2016). Also an avid orchestral musician, Ashley has served as concertmaster of the Juilliard Orchestra and principal violist of the Juilliard Pre-College Symphony. She has performed on rare violins, generously on loan from The Juilliard School, Byuksan Corporation, and other generous individual benefactors for major competitions and performances. Born in New York City in 1996, she currently studies at The Juilliard School as a recipient of the Bidu Sayao, Joseph Fuchs, and C.V. Starr Scholarships, under Hyo Kang and I Hao Lee.

 

First Round

J.S. BACH: Adagio and Fuga from Bach Sonata No. 1 in G minor, BWV1001
N. PAGANINI: Caprice No. 1 and 17
F. KREISLER: Recitativo and Scherzo-Caprice, Op. 6
 

Semi-Finals

L. VAN BEETHOVEN: Sonata No. 8 in G major, Op. 30/3
F. POULENC: Sonata
H. WIENIAWSKI: Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 15
CHEN ZHANGYI: Clara-Luna
 

Finals

W.A. MOZART: Violin Concerto No. 3 in G major, K216
 

Grand Final

J. BRAHMS: Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 77