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2022 Judges

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Ara Koh

Dr. Ara Koh has been a faculty member at UIW since 2013, teaching applied piano lessons, Keyboard Skills, Intro Aural Skill, coordinating piano seminar and accompanying the Cardinal Chorale. She has concertized extensively throughout the United States, Europe and Asia as a soloist, chamber musician, and collaborative pianist. Most recently she has appeared at the Sejong Art Center in Korea, Taipei National Performing Art Center in Taiwan, Universität für Musik und Darstellende Kunst in Austria... Read More

William McNally

Shortly after William McNally’s ninth birthday, he performed for the first time in Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall as a winner of the AMSA World Piano Competition. He has returned often, including once in Stern Auditorium as principal bassist of the Mt. Lebanon H.S. Orchestra, and in Zankel Hall as director of opera-shorts presented by the Remarkable Theatre Brigade. He has also performed in Alice Tully Hall, Merkin Hall, Steinway Hall, Elebash Hall, and other venues in New York.... Read More



Jean Park

Pianist Jean (Huang) Park is an active performer, teacher, and collaborator. She has performed in many cities in the United States as well as abroad in Germany, Norway, Sweden, Poland, Austria and the Czech Republic. Jean Park has competed in the Schubert Club's Scholarship Competition while it was a national competition twice, winning second place in the college division in 2009, and returning in 2013 to win first place in the graduate division. ... Read More