B i o g r a p h y
Yoojin Park is a jazz violinist/composer who hails from Brooklyn, by way of Seoul, South Korea. Playing the violin from the early age of 4, after graduating from The Korea National University of Arts, her continuing ardor for learning music moved her beyond the conventions of classical music and led her to study Jazz Performance at the Berklee College of Music in 2006. After completing her studies at Berklee, she moved on to earn a Master’s degree in Jazz Performance at Queens College, NY.
Since then, Yoojin has established herself as a bandleader, playing the many famed local venues New York City has to offer, such as the Blue Note Jazz Club, Rockwood Music Hall and Jazz Gallery. In 2013, Yoojin signed with Universal Music International and released her debut album, “West End.” Jazz Times acclaimed, “A new jazz violinist appears like beacon.” Yoojin has collaborated with such renowned artists as Antonio Hart, Lonnie Plaxico, Montez Coleman, Victor Gould, Tivon Pennicott, Godwin Louis, DJ KSHMR. She was also a part of David Binney's String Project at the Jazz Gallery as well as Myron Walden's Group with Strings at smalls and Mezzrow Jazz Club.