Ji Hae Park

  Female      South Korean      Musician

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Ji-Hae Park (born 1985) is a South Korean violinist.

Ji-Hae Park was born in Germany. She took her first violin lesson with her mom Lee Yeun-Hong, who is also a violinist. Recently, Ji-Hae was recognized as "The Respected Korean 2010 with Grand Prix" and considered to be the youngest winner ever. This distinction is given to a Korean who has shown great leadership and influence in encouraging national development and integration for the benefit of the Nation from the FISLEA (International Professional Association), the Magazine Consumer Union Times the SYB-TV. She plays a rare violin known as the Petrus Guarnerius1735, Venedig which is on loan by the German Foundation (Deutsche-Stiftung-Musikleben) since 2003.

She is the Honorary Ambassador of the National Event "Yeosu 2012 World Expo."Her successful New York Debut at Carnegie Hall was documented by the New York Concert Review, “Her stage persona is extremely charismatic and emotional, and she was able to bring out all the stylistic and dynamic contrasts of her varied composers.” In her first performance at Carnegie Hall, Ji-Hae started off the “Hope & Love Concert” with Saint-Saëns’ “Danse Macabre,” famous here for being the music that figure-skating champion Kim Yu-na used for her gold medal winning short program at the World Championships in 2009. Ji-Hae followed that with Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 3, Pablo de Sarasate’s “Zigeunerweisen” (“Gypsy Airs”) and “When Mama Goes to Pick an Oyster,” a Korean children’s song.... She is the two time 1st Prize winner of the National Music Competition of Germany Jugend musiziert in 2001 (in Solo) and 2002 (in Chamber music)...

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