Buon Park

Violin II

Violinist Buon Park is prized as an artist of exceptional imagination, refinement, and integrity. Her playing has conveyed pure joy to audiences across Korea and Canada, where she has performed as a chamber musician, orchestra member, and soloist.

A passionate collaborative musician, Buon has actively performed on various chamber music programs such as Nine Music Society and Anima Chamber Music Series in Korea and Montreal Chamber Music Festival and Music by the Sea in Canada. She also participated in internationally renowned festivals including ISANGYUN TIMF New Music Festival in Korea and Britten-Pears Young Artist Programme in Aldeburgh, UK.

As an orchestral musician, Buon has played in principal position in Seocho Philharmoniker in Korea. She performed with Gyeonggi Philharmonic Orchestra in Korea and Ontario Philharmonic in Canada as guest principal.

As soloist, Buon made her debut with Bulgaria’s Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra at age 12. Her recent performance appeared with Hart House Orchestra at the University of Toronto in Toronto and Ottawa.

Before Buon came to Canada, she graduated from Yewon Art School, Seoul Art High School and received her Bachelor's degree from Seoul National University and Master’s degree from Yonsei University. During her studies, she won first prize in prestigious national competitions including KBS KEPCO Music Competition and the Music Education News Concours.

In Canada, Buon completed her Artist Diploma program at Glenn Gould School studying with Barry Shiffman and Erika Raum, and her study was supported by both Steven Staryk Violin Scholarship and Isaac Mamott Scholarship. She distinguished herself by winning first prize in GGS Chamber Music Competition and performing the solo role in Richard Strauss’s Ein Heldenleben as concertmaster with the Royal Conservatory Orchestra conducted by Bramwell Tovey.

Buon joined the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra in 2022.