Song-Yi Park


Bell Choir Director



Song Yi is the daughter of a Presbyterian minister and started her church job when she was seven. Dr. Song Yi Park has been the Organist and Director of Handbell Music at FPC Topeka since 2015. She holds the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in organ performance from University of Kansas, where she studied with Dr. James Higdon and Dr. Michael Bauer. Previous organ degrees include a Graduate Performance Diploma in organ performance with Dr. John Walker at Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University, and a Master of Sacred Music degree in organ performance with Peter Sykes at Boston University. She began her undergraduate studies in choral conducting with Dr. HaeOck Kim at Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea.  She holds a Master of Music degree in choral conducting at KU and is currently working on her Doctor of Musical Arts degree in choral conducting at KU with Dr. Paul Tucker.