Dr. Hyesung Choe Park
A Korean-born flutist, Dr. Hyesung Choe Park, is the winner of the 2007 National Flute Association's Young Artists Competition and the first and only recipient of the Artist's Certificate in the woodwind department of the Eastman School of Music. Hyesung has performed actively in the United State, South Korea, and Eastern Europe as a soloist, recitalist, and chamber/orchestral musician.
Besides being a former principal flutist at San Antonio Symphony, Hyesung has won numerous awards and competitions, including Byron Hester International Flute Competition, Aspen Music Festival Woodwind Concerto Competition, Korean National Flute Association Competition, Dong-ah Music Competition to name a few. She has performed as a soloist with various orchestras including Sarajevo National Philharmonic Orchestra, Aspen Chamber Orchestra, Eastman Philharmonia, and Seoul Arts Orchestra. Her performance with Grammy-Award-winner, Ying Quartet in Sanibel Island Music Festival was broadcast nationally in the US and her flute playing can be heard from Amazon's TV series "Mozart in the Jungle."
At Caltech, Hyesung has been serving as a visiting artist teaching chamber music and flute choir since 2011, and recently joined as the operations manager of the PVA.