Young-Hye Park holds a Bachelor’s degree in Music Composition from Hanyang University and a Master’s degree in Choral Conducting from Yonsei University in S. Korea. She earned her second Master’s degree in Chamber Music Piano from the Catholic University of America in DC, where she studied piano with Ms. Marilyn Neely and organ with Dr. Robert Grogan. During her time at the Catholic University, she gained considerable working experience with vocalists, instrumentalists, and choirs. She also had a privilege working as an accompanist for the Catholic University Town & Gown Choir after earning a Master’s degree there.
Furthermore, she took part in numerous choral, vocal seminars such as Dr. William Dehning’s choral master class, Dr. Earl Rivers’s choral conducting master class, and Kodály workshop at the George Mason University. She has had extensive teaching experience in piano, voice, music composition, conducting and music theory in the last 17 years. She worked as a music instructor for the SAGE (Seasoned Adults Growing Educationally) program at the Prince George’s Community College in MD. While working with adults there, she has taught music appreciation, class piano, and ear training for the last 5 years. She has played organ, and piano since 2005 at the Berwyn Baptist Church in College Park where she worked with children and adults in the various choirs. She has moved to Ashburn, VA in 2016 and currently plays piano and organ at the Arlington United Methodist Church in VA.