A great way to start the lunar new year!
Kyu-Hee Park (박규희 / 朴葵姫)
Kyu-Hee Park appeared in the "Morning Lounge" section on J-Wave's "Tokyo Morning Radio" .
Her live performance of Francisco Tarrega's "Recuerdos dela Alhambra" was most inspiring.
@ the J-Wave studio with navigator Sean K (source J-wave)
Born in Incheon city, Kyu-Hee Park started to study guitar when she was 3 years old. She won the first prize in “youth” of the National Korean Guitar Competition when she was 9 , and in 2004, she started to study in the Tokyo College of Music. She was taught by Shin-ichi Fukuda and Kiyoshi Syomura who are leading Japanese classical guitarists. She participated in an opera-tour which was conducted by Maestro Seiji Ozawa.She is also a recipient of many international guitar competitions, such as the 2008 Printemps de la Guitare international competition 1st prize (She was the first female as well as the first Asian guitarist to win 1st prize), 2009 Ligita international guitar competition (1st prize), and the 2010 Agustin Barrios International Guitar Competition 1st prize.
She took part in the “Guitar Festa” in Hakuju Hall, Tokyo, 2009 which was a big success. Her highly acclaimed first CD in Japan (July, 2010) “Sueno” sold extraordinarily well as a CD for classical guitar. She has been studying in Vienna Music University with Alvaro Pierri.
(soure:official profile from her agency)
The young artist's current dream is to collaborate with Maestro Seiji Ozawa as a soloist.
새해 복 많이 받으세요!
Happy Lunar New Year!