BIOGRAPHY

Bomin Park is a pianist, educator, arranger, and music director. 

He is an Adjunct Instructor of Piano at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise where he teaches class piano at all levels, music technology, and private piano lessons. As an active collaborative pianist, he works with UVa-Wise Concert Choir, UVa-Wise Wind Band, and as well as for individual vocalists and instrumentalists, both students and faculties. 

He has won prizes in many international and national competitions including Paderewski International Piano Competition in Farmington(3rd), American Protégé International Concerto Competition(1st), MTNA Nevada Competition(1st, twice in a row), Concerto Competition at the University of Nevada, Reno(twice) which gave him opportunities to perform the Chopin Piano Concerto No.1 in e-minor and Mozart Piano Concerto No.20 in d minor with UNR Concert Orchestra, Silver State Piano Competition(1st), Music Education Newspaper Competition(2nd), Haneum National Competition(2nd-without 1st prize), and Sagye Music Competition(1st).

 

He has performed in various venues such as Weill Hall in Carnegie Hall, Music Hall in Cincinnati, Enescu Hall in Romania, Pioneer Center, Nightingale Hall, Werner Hall, and Watson Hall. Also, he was chosen to perform at the Nevada Governor's Mansion on a program that also included performances by internationally acclaimed pianist and Steinway artist Daniel Pollock.

He has released two CD recordings in 2019; Classical Meets Jazz and Amazing Grace. The Classical Meets Jazz is an audience-friendly program which has as its purpose to introduce classical music to new audiences through a series of programs pairing original compositions with his own side-by-side arrangements in a jazz style. He was invited to perform this concert in universities such as The College-Conservatory of Music, The Wright State University, and as well as the historic churches in Cincinnati, Ohio, and Kingsport, Tennessee. Also, this Classical Meets Jazz was performed as part of the Pro-Art’s 2019-2020 Concert Series which is the main art association in Southwest Virginia. Additionally, He is scheduled to perform at Virginia Tech in January 2020. His second CD album Amazing Grace is an album that includes his arrangements of the old hymns.

He was received a Dean's Award for Performance and Artistry category from the University of Nevada-Reno. In addition, He has received scholarships for all of his degrees including The Franktown Center for the Arts Scholarship, which is one of only two "honors" music scholarships offered at the University of Nevada-Reno. 

His musical experiences encompass many different genres. he served in the Korean Navy Band for two years from 2013 to 2015, where he had to play a vast range of musical styles including jazz, pop, rock, traditional and so on. 

Park earned his Bachelor's degree in Piano Performance from the University of Nevada-Reno, completed his Master's from the University of Cincinnati, and anticipated to finish the Doctoral of Musical Arts degree on May 2020 from the University of Cincinnati where he has a double cognate in both piano pedagogy and chamber music as part of his degree.