Originally from New York, Kevin Parks is an active composer and improviser currently teaching at Catholic University of Daegu, School of Music.

A graduate of Brooklyn College Conservatory of Music (CUNY), Kevin later received his M.A. from Dartmouth College. After working briefly at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY, Kevin taught computer music at the Seoul Institute of the Arts and is currently a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Virginia (Composition & Computer Music).

Kevin has studied composition with Charles Dodge, Curtis Bahn, Noah Creshevsky, Larry Polansky, Jon Appleton, Christian Wolff, Judith Shatin, Ted Coffey, and Matthew Burtner.

Interest include: computer music, musique concrète, tuning and timbre, experimental music, American modernism, popular music, Korean traditional music, and experimental improvisation.