SSG Lisa Park, a native of Lexington, Massachusetts, received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Harvard University, then continued her studies on full scholarship at Rice University where she earned her Master of Music. She continued her violin performance studies at Southern Methodist University earning a Performance Diploma. Her teachers have included Roman Totenberg, Cho-Liang Lin, and Emanuel Borok.
Park was the first place violinist in both the USA International Music Competition Young Professional Division and the New England String Ensemble Competition. She has performed with the Fort Worth Symphony, Aspen Festival, Texas Music Festival, Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival, Atlantic Festival, and Moritzburg Academy where she received the Volkswagen Prize for Best Chamber Music Performance. She was also Concertmaster for the National Orchestral Institute and the Castleton Festival under Maestro Lorin Maazel. She is a member of Pi Kappa Lambda music honor society.
Before winning her place in The U.S. Army Strings, Park was Professor of Violin and Music Theory at Richland College in Dallas, Texas. She was also on the faculty of Southern Methodist University’s Meadows School of the Arts, and Rice University’s Hammond Preparatory Music Program.