Born in Seoul, South Korea, Hyun Joo Park graduated with an Artist Diploma at Duquesne University, Doctorate and Master’s Degrees at Penn State University, and a Bachelor’s Degree with highest honor at Sookmyung Women’s University in Korea. Since her Carnegie Hall debut, she has given recitals in prestigious venues in Korea, France, and the United States. Park holds awards from the Piano Academy of Korea, the Seoul National Orchestra Concerto Competition, the Pennsylvania Music Teachers Association Competition, and the American Protégé International Piano and String Competition. She has won concerto competitions at every university she attended. In Pittsburgh, she is active as a private teacher and accompanist, recently serving as a judge for the Pittsburgh International Piano Competition.