Elena Moon Park

OneBeat co-director Elena Moon Park standing in front of a lush forest of tropical plants.

Elena Moon Park is a musician and educator living in Brooklyn, NY. Originally from Oak Ridge, TN, she studied anthropology and ethnomusicology at Northwestern University and completed her M.A. in Urban Policy from The New School in New York. Before moving to the city, Elena served as a development consultant for several grassroots social justice organizations on the south and west sides of Chicago. Today, she manages programs for Bang on a Can’s Found Sound Nation and actively engages in outreach with youth arts groups across the United States. Elena has recently released Rabbit Days and Dumplings, an album for families featuring folk and children’s music from East Asia. Elena still finds the time to play fiddle, trumpet, mandolin, and sing with Dan Zanes and Friends on stages worldwide.