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Herb Alpert Music Center

Full-Time Faculty

Christine Park

Christine Park

Professor & Department Chair, Chamber Music, Piano

Contact Info

Office: All offices are currently closed.
Email: parkcj@laccd.edu

Biographical Statement:

Dr. Christine Park is the Department Chair of Music at the Herb Alpert Music Center. Her education comes from The Juilliard School in New York City, Conservatorio di Musica Luigi Cherubini in Florence, Italy, California State University, Northridge with degrees in Piano Performance, Music Education, Italian Baroque Musicology, and International Piano Pedagogy. She received her doctorate in Higher Education at The University of Liverpool, United Kingdom. 

Dr. Park began her career at LACC in 2002. She has been active as the Director of Staff & Organizational Development (2009-2015), Director of the New Faculty Academy (2009-2017), and the Chair of Work Environment Committee (2016-2017). Aside from LACC, she was elected as the President of MACCC—Music Association of California Community Colleges (2012-2014) and on the Executive Board (2006-2015). She is currently the Chapter President of AFT 1521 (American Federation of Teachers) for LACC. 

Dr. Park’s leadership as the Department Chair includes the achievement of $10.1 million endowment from the Herb Alpert Foundation, building the Direct Pathway with California Institute of the Arts and UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, and raising over $1 million for instruments, equipment, software, and additional scholarships for music students. 

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Los Angeles City College | 855 N. Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles California 90029

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Phone: 323.953.4000

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