Assistant Professor — Music
Described by the Classical Voices of North Carolina as "a polished [and] fully professional performer," violinist Sophia Han is the Assistant Professor of Upper Strings and Concertmaster at Southeast Missouri State University. A versatile musician, Han is equally comfortable in classical and popular music settings having performed as guest soloist with orchestras across the US as well as appearing on tour with artists such as Michael Bublé, Audra McDonald, and STARSET.
Currently serving as the Associate Concertmaster of Paducah Symphony Orchestra, Han has also appeared as the Assistant Concertmaster of Tallahassee Symphony, Concertmaster of the 2016 Lake Tahoe Music Festival Orchestra, and is in demand as an adjudicator across the nation. With degrees from Florida State University (DM), University of Michigan (MM), and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (BM), Han's principal teachers include Corinne Stillwell, Aaron Berofsky, and the late Richard Luby, and has participated in masterclasses with Gil Shaham, Jennifer Koh, and Patinka Kopec, among others.