Adjunct Instructor of Music (Collaborative Pianist)
Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
Education: BM Seoul National University, South Korea; MM Seoul National University; Graduate Diploma New England Conservatory of Music
Research Areas: Music performance, collaboration with diverse artists and musicians
Pianist Elizabeth (Yoon Jung) Han studied at Seoul National University with a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance under the guidance of Professor Sung-Kyun Lee. She was featured in Music Journal as a one of the young rising pianists while she studied in SNU. She performed in solo recitals and chamber concerts in Seoul Arts center, SNU Cultural Center, Mun-wha Ilbo Hall, Korean National Museum of Contemporary Arts, and Sejong Arts Center in Korea. She also received a Master degree of Music in SNU with the performance and the thesis of “Analysis of Sonata by Aaron Copland.”
In Boston, USA, she studied with a renowned pianist Mr. Gabriel Chodos and Dr. Bruce Brubaker at New England Conservatory of Music (NEC). She earned a Graduate Diploma in Piano Performance. Han had also participated and performed at numerous music festivals and Master Classes of Gyorgy Sandor, Marc Silverman, Leonid Blumberg, and Edward Auer including Korea Summer Chamber Festival, Korea Youth Chamber Festival, Austria Vienna Summer Music Camp, Juilliard, Manhattan School of Music, and Indiana University.
After graduating from NEC, she participated and performed at numerous recitals and concerts as both a solo pianist and a collaborative pianist in the Boston area. She had been also working at Newton Public Schools and teaching in her private studio in Massachusetts. She has been performing with students and faculty members in New York University Abu Dhabi and NYUAD Arts Center since she moved to Abu Dhabi, UAE in 2017.