First Associate Concertmaster – Minnesota Orchestra; East Coast Chamber Orchestra; First Violinist – Enso String Quartet; Former Soloist – Vienna Symphony Orchestra; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, London; Former Violinist – Eroica Trio
Australian Hometown: Sydney
Education: Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia, New England Conservatory, Boston, USA
Hailed as “prodigiously talented” (Washington Post) and praised for her “freedom, mastery and fantasy” (La Libre, Belgium), Australian violinist Susie Park has established a reputation as an artist who combines expansive emotive range and dynamic stage presence.
As violinist of the Eroica Trio from 2006 to 2012, she performed throughout the US, Brazil, Denmark, Germany and New Zealand, and released a Grammy-nominated album on EMI Classics. As soloist, she has performed with the Vienna Symphony, Royal Philharmonic, San Francisco, Pittsburgh and Indianapolis Symphonies, the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, Korea’s KBS Symphony Orchestra, the Lille National Orchestra, New Zealand’s Wellington Sinfonia, and the major Australian orchestras. Park has appeared in venues including Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the 92nd Street Y, the Kimmel Center, the Smithsonian Institution, Musikverein, Cologne Philharmonie, Dusseldorf Tonhalle and the Sydney Opera House.
A Laureate of the International Violin Competition of Indianapolis, and top prizewinner in the Menuhin and Wieniawski International Competitions, Park attended the Marlboro Music Festival and toured the U.S. with Musicians from Marlboro. Festival appearances include Music from Angel Fire, Open Chamber Music at Prussia Cove, England, the Aspen, Caramoor, Portland, Skaneateles and Ravinia Festivals.
Park is a graduate of The Curtis Institute of Music, the New England Conservatory. Her teachers have included Jaime Laredo, Ida Kavafian, Donald Weilerstein and Miriam Fried.
A former member of Lincoln Center Chamber Music Society Two, she is a founding member of ECCO (East Coast Chamber Orchestra). Park was first violinist of the Enso String Quartet in their final season in 2018. She enjoys performing as a guest with the Twin Cities esteemed chamber ensemble, Accordo.
Park is First Associate Concertmaster of the Minnesota Orchestra, and has appeared as guest concertmaster of the Pittsburgh, Seattle and Indianapolis Symphony Orchestras as well as the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra.
Last updated 2022