Phoenix Park-Kim, Professor of Piano at Indiana Wesleyan University, has given recitals throughout the United States, Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Hong Kong, China, Italy, Switzerland, Sweden, Argentina, Mexico, Spain and Russia including performances in various music festivals such as the Aspen Summer Music Festival, Piano Texas, the Summer Music School in Siena (Italy), and Wiener Meisterkurse in Vienna (Austria).
She has won prizes at numerous competitions including first place at the Miami Concerto Competition, Jefferson City Concerto Competition, Kansas City Philharmonic Concerto Competition, and was a finalist at the Liszt-Garrison International Piano Competition and The American Prize Ernst Bacon Memorial Award in the Performance of American Music.
She appeared as a soloist with the Korean Philharmonic Orchestra, Kansas City Philharmonia, UMKC, Fishers Chamber, Atlantida Symphony Orchestra (Spain), and Marion Philharmonic Orchestras among others. An avid chamber musician, Phoenix has performed with the Oxford String Quartet, Duo Dolce, Soprani Compagni and appeared at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall as part of the Distinguished Concerts Artist Series. She has been heard on public radio throughout the U.S, Madrid, Spain and Ontario Canada.
Phoenix is dedicated to providing more exposure to lesser known repertoire especially music by African-American composers. In this endeavor, she was awarded the Lilly research grant and also received special congressional recognition by U.S. Rep. Karen Bass. Her CD “Deep River,” and “Summerland” are collections of Classical works by African American composers, was released under the MSR Classics label. Her other recordings are also available on cdbaby.com.