Artistic Director


Artistic Director

Hyosang Park, Artistic Director

Hyosang Park received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sacred Music from Sungkyul Christian University, Korea, and earned a Double Master’s Degree in Sacred Music and Piano Performance from Westminster. At Westminster, she joined the Westminster Concert Bell Choir and performed numerous concerts under the direction of Kathy Ebling Shaw who is a world leading handbell choir director and clinician. She held her first handbell workshop at Hopewell Presbyterian Church, NJ, in 2002, she has since taught a series of workshops and performed in Illinois (First Presbyterian Church in Monticello, Christian Fellowship Church in Champaign, and Lutheran Church in Urbana). Ms. Park is currently the music director at Princeton United Methodist Church, and teaches general music and handbell music at St. Jerome Catholic School in West Long Branch. She also serves as a staff accompanist at Westminster Choir College.

After playing together for a couple of years, solo handbell ringer Hyosang Park and collaborative pianist Dr. Akiko Hosaki decided to form Duo Grazioso in 2012. With Hyosang’s four octave Malmark handbells (C4 through C8), the duo has performed at numerous venues in NJ area, such as Princeton United Methodist Church, Hillsborough Reformed Church at Millstone, St. Paul Lutheran Church in East Windsor, Witherspoon Street Presbyterian Church, Trinity Cathedral in Trenton, and Westminster Choir College of Rider University. They also often appear at the Community Thanksgiving Service at the Princeton University Chapel. In 2014 Summer, they were invited to the Handbell National Seminar in Atlanta, GA, by Handbell Musicians of America.