Samuel Baron Prize


2005, Sang-Joon Park, flute

Artistic director of AVLA HARMONIÆ; Recipient of 2005 Samuel Baron Prize; Doctor of Musical Arts, SUNY Stony Brook University; Master of Music, Manhattan School of Music; Bachelor of Music, Mannes College; Flute studies with Carol Wincenc, Linda Chesis, Judith Mendenhall, Thomas Nyfenger; Baroque flute studies with Wilbert Hazelzet, Sandra Miller, Janet See, Stephen Schultz, Jed Wentz; Participated in the Amherst Early Music Festival, Longy International Baroque Institute, Vancouver Early Music Programme, Bunnik Traverso Workshop; Performances with Inégale, Rossignol Amoureux, Ensemble La Sylva, Newton Baroque, Flying Forms, La Donna Musicale, Catacoustic Consort, Bacchanalia Baroque, Empire Viols, Bach Vespers at Holy Trinity, Concert Royal, and The Grand Tour Orchestra; Harpsichord studies with Louis Bagger, composition with Giampaolo Bracali, conducting with David Gilbert; Conducting debut at the New York’s Amato Opera in its final 2009 season with Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro.

Winner of Artists International Competition (New York Debut, Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall), Downeast Orchestra Competition, LaGuardia Orchestra Competition, Westchester Symphony Competition, Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Young Winners Series, Ira Gershwin, Louis Hammershlag, and Lewis Silver Awards; Principal flute with Stony Brook Symphony Orchestra, Manhattan Symphony, Downeast Chamber Orchestra, Mannes Symphony, Korean Chamber Sinfonia, Korean Symphony of New York, Orchestra Musicanti of Seoul, and the Amato Opera Orchestra.

Official researcher at the Patrimonio Nacional Archivo y Biblioteca de Palacio Real de Madrid, Biblioteca Nacional de España, Real Conservatorio Superior de Música de Madrid, Biblioteca Histórica Municipal de Madrid, Biblioteca Musical Municipal de Madrid, Real Biblioteca del Monasterio San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Royal Library (Koninklijke Bibliotheek) at the Hague, Spencer Collection Research Libraries [NYPL], Research Library of Lincoln Center Library for the Performing Arts, and the New York Hispanic Society Library.