Deborah Park began her cello studies at the age of six and entered the Juilliard School Pre-College Division at age nine. She received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees studying with Ardyth Alton and Harvey Shapiro at the Juilliard School. Ms. Park also participated in master classes for both chamber and solo music with such artists as Toby Appel, Mark Steinberg, Eugene Becker, Eric Kim, Nathaniel Rosen, Ralph Kirshbaum, and Janos Starker.
Ms. Park gave her New York debut recital at Weill Hall in 1996 as the winner of the Artist International Cello Award. In 1990 and 1993, Ms. Park was invited to perform as a guest soloist with the Korean Symphony Orchestra at Alice Tully Hall. In 1991, she also performed as a soloist with the SUNY Orchestra at Merkin Concert Hall. As the winner of the Piano Society’s Chamber Music Competition, Ms. Park performed in a chamber ensemble in Weill Hall in 1990; she has also performed various chamber recitals in Merkin, Paul, and Morse Halls.
Ms. Park has studied Suzuki pedagogy with Pamela Devenport and has been a faculty member at Greenwich Music House, the Diller-Quaile School, Bloomingdale School, and the School for Strings.
Manhattan School of Music Precollege Division faculty since 2003.