Beth Heesung Park has an active career as a performer and music educator in cello and strings. She studied cello at CSU, Northridge, North Carolina School of the Arts, and the Sun Hwa School of Performing Arts in Seoul, South Korea. Her cello teachers included: Peter Rejto, Rowena Hammill, Robert Marsh and Martha Gerschefski. She was chosen to perform the Elgar Cello Concerto for the Masterclass of the British cellist Steven Isserlis in 1992. Ms. Park has performed with the Los Angeles Concert Orchestra (Principal) and in the Young Musicians Foundation Orchestra. She was a concerto competition finalist in 1991 at CSUN and she has served as Principal cellist in the Atlanta Symphony Youth and in the Georgia All State orchestras. She has also extensive chamber music experience, i.e., Kadima String Quartet and other chamber ensembles in Los Angeles. She is dedicated to music education and teaches privately in her studio in addition to being the supervisor for the Beginning Instrument Program at Stephen S. Wise Temple. She is also a cello and lower strings coach for the Stephen S. Wise Youth Orchestra which draws form over 45 schools in Los Angeles.
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