Se-Doo Park

Cellist Se-Doo Park performs regularly in North America and Europe as a soloist and a chamber musician, collaborating with top artists in different genres. She has appeared at numerous prestigious music festivals, including the Verbier Festival Academy, where she was awarded Prix Nicolas Firmenich de Violoncelle, Ravinia Festival, Sarasota Music Festival, Aspen Music Festival, Banff Music Festival, Centre d’arts Orford and Le Domaine Forget. Other awards include the inaugural Zara Nelsova Memorial Award and the Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal’s Standard Life Competition.

Se-Doo earned her Artist Diploma from the Colburn School after receiving bachelor’s and master's degrees on full scholarship from the Juilliard School.

Se-Doo moved to Canada in Grade 10 and settled in Toronto to attend high school. She is currently making her home in Indianapolis as a member of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra.

Past Winner, Canada Council Musical Instrument Bank:

2012-2015: 1824 McConnell Nicolaus Gagliano II cello

1824 McConnell Nicolaus Gagliano II cello

Made by Nicolo Gagliano, whose family played an important part in the art of Italian violin making. Over 20 members of this family are known to have worked in Naples from the end of the 17th century to recent times.

  • Donated by the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation
  • Acquired: 2000
  • Value: $600,000.