A renowned music professional in the Los Angeles community as a graduate of
University of Southern California (USC, 1997-2004), Violinist Daniel Yoon Jae Park was publicly recognized with his debut as soloist with GunSan City Philharmonic Orchestra in 2002 and also concertmaster of the L.A. Korean Chamber Orchestra and the L.A.
His professionalism and leadership qualities were nation-widely broadcasted at various programs of TV channels in S. Korea including “Rest” of the Korean Broadcasting System (KBS), “Gospel Hour” of the Christian Broadcasting System (CBS), “Parents” of the Educational Broadcasting System (EBS), as well as a radio program “Home Sweet Home” of AM 1650 in Los Angeles.
Currently, Yoon-jae Park is a Music Faculty and Artist in Resident of Fullerton Community College in North Orange County, California. His teaching career that began at USC Thornton School of Music led him to a Master Class in 2007 and to the position of Music Director of a large Korean church in Los Angeles. As a dedicated and highly skilled professional coupled with extensive teaching experience, Prof. Park has served as a judge for various music competitions including U.S. Piano and String Competition of Hymn, SYMF, Music Teachers National Association, and Orange County Korean Cultural Center Music Competition.
His outstanding performance continued to be highly recognized at various venues including Walt Disney Concert Hall, La Mirada Theatre, Zipper Hall, Pasadena Pacific Civic Auditorium, Scottish Auditorium, Ebell Theatre in L.A., Idylwild Arts Concert Hall, UCLA Concert Hall, USC Concert Hall, President Nixon Library, Muckenthaler Art Center, as well as in S. Korea.
His many concerto appearances at Euro-Asian Phiharmonic Orchestra and L.A. Korean Orchestra in the U.S., and Gun-San City Philharmonic Orchestra and JB Orchestra in S. Korea have invited the praises of many. In 2018 he was invited to perform with ‘Orquestra Sinfornica del Chaco’ in Argentine, and later with Paraguay National Symphony Orchestra at Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles.
As leader of “Park Trio,” one of the distinguished ensembles founded in 1997, along with two other USC Graduates including his Cellist wife Soo-Jung and his Pianist brother Andrew, Park Trio has been described as an extraordinary group uniquely blended with inspiration, warmth, beauty and humor. This group has been active nationally and internationally with performances sponsored by two major Korean language newspapers in Los Angeles, Music Teachers’ Association as well as top Korean business groups including Hyundai and POSCO, along with major city governments in S. Korea. A CD entitled “Priere” by Park Trio, containing a variety of Christian music, has truly inspired the hearts of a large Christian community in Los Angeles and Orange County areas.