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Han is a classical pianist, composer, and visual artist with a prolific range of creative output. He has performed concerts around western Canada, composed numerous original pieces, accompanied extensively, worked as a sessional keyboardist, and written dozens of arrangements that have been widely downloaded. He has been teaching piano for two decades and he has adjudicated at music festivals in British Columbia, Alberta, and Saskatchewan.
photo by Dave Mitchell

Han’s repertoire ranges from the Renaissance to the modern era, with major works from Bach's Goldberg Variations to Prokofiev's Piano Sonata No. 6. His performances have included concerts with Symphony of the Kootenays (Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 1), solo recitals for Rosetown Music Festival and Calgary ProArts, and chamber music with Timepoint Ensemble. He participated in the CMC finals on piano and harpsichord, the CMC Stepping Stone, and the RBC Concerto Competition with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra.

As a composer Han has focused on writing chamber music, including a string trio, a string quartet, Ballad Concerto for Cello and Piano, and Three Dances for Oboe and Piano, the latter of which received a grant from the Alberta Foundation for the Arts. For piano he has written a sonata and numerous short character pieces, including an arrangement of Ho Ho Watanay, commissioned by ARTMA for Canada's 150th and published along with works by seven other Alberta composers.

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photo by Chantelle de Coninck Smith

Outside of music, Han has focused on visual artwork including media projects, painting, and miniatures; he has done photography and videography work for local weddings, musicians, and organisations including Instrumental Society of Calgary, Astralis Quartet, and Equilibrium School.

Han graduated from the University of Calgary with a Bachelor of Music in piano performance and a Bachelor of Arts in English literature, and received Licentiate and Associate diplomas from the Royal Conservatory of Music. He is currently an instructor for MRU Conservatory and Academy.

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