Joonho Park

Joohno Park was born in 1985, in Seoul, South Korea. At the age of 15, he began organ playing and got enrolled in the pre-college program of the Korea National University of Arts (KNUA) in the class of Prof. Jakyung Oh, from which he graduated with the degrees of Bachelor in 2007.
Joonho has been studying under tutelage of Prof. Jon Laukvik at the University of Performing Arts and Music in Stuttgart, and has completed his Master degree. Currently, he is pursuing further studies in Toulouse with Michel Bouvard.
Awards include first prize at the Jangcheon-Klais Organ Concours in Korea (2003), first prize and the Bach special prize at the Graz International Organ Competition (2006) and first prize at the Dublin International Organ Competition (2011).
At home, he runs ‘Noon-hour Concerts’ at the Seoul Presbyterian Church where he served as organist for several years. He peforms regularly as a solo organist and with KNUA Symphony Ochestra in Seoul. His international performing tours have taken him to Germany, England, Japan and now to Ireland.

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