Join us on Saturday, February 12 at 2:00 pm to hear violinist Grace Park in a recital with pianist Joseph Liccardo. Ms. Park is the winner of the 2018 Naumburg International Violin Competition.


Composer Work Year
Johannes Brahms Scherzo in C minor from the F-A-E Sonata 1853
Clara Schumann Three Romances, Op. 22 1853
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Violin Sonata No. 32 in B-flat major, K. 454 1785
Chris Rogerson Lullaby: No Bad Dreams 2009
Johann Sebastian Bach Violin Sonata in E major, BWV 1016 1720
Franz Schubert Rondo in B minor, D. 895 1826

About the Artists

Grace Park

Violinist Grace Park captivates audiences with her artistry, passion and virtuosity. Winner of the 2018 Naumburg International Violin Competition, she showcases her artistry as a dynamic soloist and dedicated chamber musician.

Ms. Park has appeared throughout the United States, Europe, Asia, and Canada at venues such as Walt Disney Hall, The Kennedy Center, The Rudolfinum in Prague, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Jordan Hall and Tri-Noon at Rockefeller University. She has performed in festivals such as Music@Menlo, IMS Prussia Cove, Festival Mozaic, Yellowbarn, and Perlman Music Program.

A devoted and passionate educator, Ms. Park is an alumnus of Carnegie Hall’s Ensemble Connect and has taught masterclasses and coached at Conservatorio de Musica de Cartagena, Mannes School of Music, Festival Mozaic, Arkansas University, Washington and Lee University, North Dakota State University, and Skidmore College.

A native of Los Angeles, Ms. Park began her violin studies at the Colburn School of Music. She continued her studies at Colburn Conservatory and New England Conservatory for her Bachelor and Master of Music degrees. Her principal teachers were Donald Weilerstein, Miriam Fried, Sylvia Rosenberg, and Robert Lipsett. She now resides in New York City.

Ms. Park performs on a 1739 Domenico Montagnana violin, on loan from an anonymous sponsor.

Joseph Liccardo

Joseph Liccardo is an active chamber musician, soloist, and music educator. Based in New York, his past performances include recitals in New York, Baltimore, Boston, San Antonio, and other major cities across the USA, as well as several tours of China.

In addition to his performance activities, Joseph maintains a large private piano studio. He is on the faculty of the Center for Preparatory Studies in Music at Queens College, where he teaches private piano, chamber music, and group performance classes.

Joseph holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the Eastman School of Music and a Master of Music degree from The Juilliard School. His primary teachers include Donald Pirone, Douglas Humpherys, and Robert McDonald.

About the Concert

Our concerts take place in a private home located near the village of Peace Dale. The street address is 103 North Road, Wakefield, Rhode Island 02879.

Map and Directions

This performance begins at 2:00 pm. If your schedule permits, plan to arrive one hour before the performance to attend a discussion about the music on the program. After the performance, you’ll have an opportunity to meet the artists and learn more about their background, interests, and activities.


Advance reservations are required. If you’d like to attend this concert, send an email to and tell us who’s coming. If seating is available, we’ll confirm your reservation. If not, we’ll add you to the waiting list. If you have a confirmed reservation and you later decide not to attend, please let us know so others can take your place.

The suggested contribution is $40 per person. If your resources are limited, please contribute whatever you can afford. Contributions are collected at the door. We accept cash, personal checks, and credit cards.

IMPORTANT: As a precaution during this stage of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’d like everyone attending this concert to be fully vaccinated and symptom-free. Masks are optional but recommended, especially for seniors.

Seating capacity for this concert: 20