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About Maestro

Heejung Park

In 2004 Heejung left his career as a mathematics teacher and began studying music and conducting. He achieved his Master's Degree of Orchestral Conducting at the Sibelius Academy, Helsinki, Finland with Leif Segerstam and Jorma Panula. He continued his studies at the Yale School of Music in the conducting program.  

Mr. Park was a semi-finalist at the Tokyo International Conducting Competition in 2009 and a quarter finalist at the Besancon International Conducting Competition in 2011. He was invited to the 2007 Spring Prague International Conducting Competition, the 2008 Pedrotti International Conducting Competition, the 2011 Moldova Music Festival, the 2012 Hamellina Music Festival. He has worked with the Korvat Auki Finnish Modern Music Festival, Nyky Ensemble, Joensuu City Philharmonic Orchestra, Espoo City Orchestra, Sibelius Academy Opera Production, Hamellina City Orhcestra, Kwacheon City Orchestra, KNUA Opera Production, Suwon City Philharmonic Orchestra. In addition, he established 'Dyne Classical' orchestra and theater in 2007.

Heejung has been with the NHCO since our 2014-2015 season.