Division: Classical Performance and Composition
Program: Keyboard Studies
Office: Ramo 106
Sung-Hwa Park is a lecturer in the keyboard department, where she coordinates the class piano program, supervising the teaching assistants, and directs the Functional Skills program for keyboard majors. Previously, she directed the class piano and theory applications programs at California State University, Dominguez Hills and Fullerton. Since 2009, she has served on the faculty of the And Vision student piano program, Tokyo, Japan, teaching gifted young pianists.
Park received her undergraduate degree in piano performance at Yonsei University, Korea, and the DMA in piano performance at the Thornton School of Music, University of Southern California, specializing in the classical repertoire and electronic music. Her teachers have included Paul Badura-Skoda, Stewart Gordon, Ok-Hee Lee, Menahem Pressler, Dennis Thurmond, and Robert Watson, with history studies under Gilbert Blount.
An accomplished performer, she has given solo and chamber recitals in Asia and the United States.