Sam Park, violin
Samuel Park, born in Germany, received his earliest education at various musical institutions in Frankfurt, Weimar, Dresden and Cologne prior to moving to the United States in the year of 2003. As an orchestral musician he has served as concertmaster of the Bozeman Symphony and performed with the Gustav Mahler Orchestra, Dresden Staatskapelle, Dallas Symphony, Orchestra of St. Luke’s and the Minnesota Orchestra to name a few, and has played under the baton of conductors such as Kurt Mazur, Claudio Abbado, Giuseppe Sinopoli, Berhard Klee, Jaap van Zweeden. Mr. Park appeared in chamber music performances with artists such as Nigel Kenney, Arnold Steinhardt, Turtle Island String Quartet as well as members of the Guarneri Quartet and Julliard Baroque and also performed as a soloist with the Northwest Florida Orchestra, Pensacola Symphony and the Mankato Symphony. Mr. Park’s passion and expertise in historical performance practice led him to appear on stage with artists such as, Jordi Savall, William Christie, Ton Koopman, Richard Egarr, Masaaki Suzuki and play with ensembles such as Juilliard Baroque, Portland Baroque Orchestra, Trinity Baroque, Concert Royale, NY Baroque Inc. and Les Art Florissant. Mr. Park holds degrees from the University of West Florida, University of North Texas as well as the Juilliard School. His teachers include: Monica Huggett, Cynthia Roberts, Igor Ozim, Charles Linale, Roman Nodel, Nachum Ehrlich, Leonid Yanovskiy and Emanuel Borok. Samuel is currently a member of the Oregon Symphony.