Chase Park, born in 1998, began his musical training at the age of 4 with Madeleine Golz at the JCC Thurnauer School of Music in Tenafly, NJ.
At age 11, Chase was accepted into the Perlman Music Program, where he spent 7 consecutive summers intensively studying chamber music and cello performance under the tutelage of Merry Peckham, Ronald Leonard, Paul Katz, and Itzhak Perlman. That same year, Chase began his studies at the Juilliard School’s Precollege division with Minhye Clara Kim. He has been performing in Mr. Itzhak Perlman’s concert series at the Neue Gallery in NYC since fall of 2010.
In 2014, Chase was featured on NPR’s From the Top, performing the Schubert’s Impromptu No. 3 in G Major accompanied by Christopher O’Riley. He also collaborated with the Shanghai Quartet, performing the String Sextet in G major by Johannes Brahms.
As a YoungArts winner, he was invited to perform Ligeti Cello Sonata for Solo Cello in the NY YoungArts Multidisciplinary performance (curated by Mikhail Baryshnikov and Pedja Muzijevic) at Baryshnikov Arts Center, Jerome Robbins Theater in April 3, 2014, and was also invited to participate in Young Arts’s National YoungArts Week in Miami, FL the next year.
Chase has performed in cello master classes with Carter Brey, Colin Carr, Jonathan Spitz, Peter Wiley, Steven Isserlis, Ron Leonard and Paul Katz.
Chase currently studies at the Curtis Institute of Music with Peter Wiley and Carter Brey and will attend Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute in the summer of 2017.