Jooeun is a highly versatile and intellectual pianist. After gainig recognitions in major national and international competitions including Gold Medal in Korean National Piano Competition, Grand Prize in Kyung Hyang Piano Competition, Second prize in Chautauqua International Competition, Grand Prize in Latin American Music Recording Competition, University Concerto Competition, and Bradshaw and Buono competition since the age of 10, Jooeun has been appearing as a celebrated soloist and a demanded collaborative pianist in major performance venues. Her recent concerts were held in Weill Recital Hall in Carnegie Hall, Terrace Theatre in Kennedy Center in D.C, BGH in Ravinia Steans Institute, James R. Armstrong Theatre in Torrance, Theatre Vipiteno/ Sterzing, Italy, Landmark Concerthall in Indianapolis, Honeywell Center in Wabash, Chicago Cultural Center, Auer Hall in Bloomington, Ruth Taylor Hall in San Antonio and Schneebeck Concert Hall in University of Puget Sound, Tacoma. Recently Jooeun's collaborations with vocalists and her solo performance were heard on WFMT, Chicago Classical Music Station, as one of the featured artists of Ravinia Steans Music Institute. 

 

As an Artistic Director of Musik in Progress, Jooeun is a zealous advocate of contemporary music and creative projects that are representative of modern culture. Jooeun was an active advocate and a member of IU New Music Ensemble under David Dzbay, and has been sought after by renowned and young composers of our time. In the year 2014 Season, Jooeun gave the World Premier Performance of Rabble Rouser..for Jooeun Pak, written by a renowned composer and the IU composition faculty, Don Freund, in Auer Hall, Bloomington, IN, March 2014. 

Upon winning Grand Prize in IU Latin American Music Competition with the violinist Colin Sorgi, Jooeun had released "Eco de violin...."a set of contemporary Latin American Music with the sponsorships from LAMC and IU Jacobs School of Music. 

 

Jooeun has appeared as a substantially experienced collaborative pianist in IU String Academy and the Studio of a legendary Baritone, Timothy Noble. Jooeun has also featured collaborations with young promising artists and the top-prize Laureates of the renowned competitions such as the Met Competition and the Internationa Tchaikowsky Competition.

In summer 2014, Jooeun was invited to join Ravinia Steans Music Institute as a collaborative pianist, where she has returned in summer 2015. Jooeun has formerly appeared in Atlantic Music Festival as an Opera Accompanist/ Coach/ New Music Collaborator. As an orchestral pianist, Jooeun has performed major orchestral repertoires under legendary conductors including Lorin Maazel, Arthur Fagen and Robert Abaddo. 

 

Jooeun holds Doctor of Music in Piano Performance and Literature, with minors in theory and chamber music from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music under the mentorship of the Distinguished Professor and the co-founder of legendary Beaux Arts Trio, Menahem Pressler for whom she also served as an assistant. Beginning her doctoral study, Jooeun was awarded Doctoral Fellowship for her outstanding performance/ academic achievements by the Jacbos School of Music, Indiana University.

 

Actively involved in initiating and spurring outreach performances and projects for the community, Jooeun has given concerts in affiliation with various non-profit organizations- the World Vision, and the Youth Orchestra in Torrance, California to name her favorites. In Summer 2016, she will be concertizing in Amman and Zarqa, Jordan as a featured pianist in Love Jordan Concert Series. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In the past, Jooeun's artistic growth was nurtured and deeply inspired by Edmund BattersbyJean-Louis Haguenauer, Craig Sheppard, Arnaldo Cohen and Tanya Stambuk.

 

During her years in Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, Jooeun held Associate Instructor position in Piano Secondary Department, and was a faculty in IU Young Pianist Program. 

As an active educator, Pask given masterclasses and juried competitions/ auditions in major institutions in various levels including in Towson University, Uiversity of Baltimore, Maryland, MD, Biola University, La Mirada, CA, South River High School, Ellicott City, MD, and Old Mills High School, Millersville, MD.  Jooeun has been invited to  join  Alaska Musiksylvester Celebration, and Orfeo Music Festival in Vipiteno, Italy as a performing artist/ piano faculty. Formerly, Jooeun has served University of Puget Sound as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Pianoand Towson University Department of Music as a piano faculty and a member of Baltimore Trio.  Jooeun is newly appointed as an Assistant Professor of Piano in the Metropolitan State University of Denver in Fall, 2016.