Hye-Youn Park was born in Seoul, Korea. At the age of 4 she got her first piano lessons. After her first studies at the Sun-Hwa Art School with her teachers Prof. Young-Ho Kim and Prof. Hee-Young Song, she started her piano studies in 1995 with Prof. Mi-Ae Park at Sung-Shin University in Seoul. In 1996 she continued her studies with Prof. Patrick O’Byrne at the National Conservatory of Music and Theatre of Stuttgart/Germany, later at the National Conservatory of Arts in Bremen/Germany. Finally she studied in the soloist class of Prof. Jochen Köhler at the Institute of Music of the Otto-von-Guericke-National University in Magdeburg/Germany and successfully finished the “concert exam”. She passed all exams with excellent distinction.
Hye-Youn Park gained further education and artistic inspiration during master classes with Aquilles Delle-Vigne, Joaquin Soriano, Vincenzo Balzani, Pavel Gililov and others. Currently she is influenced her musical effect by Elgin Roth, Marco Antonio de Almeida, Nelson Delle-Vigne Fabbri, Philipe Entroment and Leonel Morales.
Hye-Youn Park has won prizes at a number of prestigious national competitions in Korea. Then she received the special prize ‘Sonata Classica’ and special Prize ‘Taiwan Award’ at the Mauro Paolo Monopoli international Piano competition in Barletta (Italy) and at the Ferrol International Piano competition she won the prize for ‘Best Pianist of Spanisch Music’ in Spain. In 2009 she won 2nd prize Concurso Internacional de Piano ‘Antón García Abril’ Teruel (Spain) and 2010 she won the same competition the 1 st prize unanimously. Then she made numerous concert appearances as a soloist and as a chamber musician.
Hye-Youn Park is particularly devoted to the cultural exchange between her home country, South America and Europe. As a scholarship student of the DAAD she is actively involved as member of an international chamber music ensemble with the oboist of Bayrischer Rundfunk ochestra in Munich Yeon-Hee Kwak, the solo cellist of Bamberger Symphoniker Matthias Ranft and others. She found 2009 the ‘Trio Viorel’ with violinist Heike Lorenz and cellist Soveigh Hübner in Berlin. She also has activity by several international Festival as a artist and guest professor, the Londrina Music Festival, Campina international Music Festival in Brazil and Festival Musical de Santo Domingo in Dominica Republic. Since 2007, she has been a teaching Assistant of Prof. Marco Antonio de Almeida as well as she has her own class at the Institute for Music of Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg in Germany.