Hannah Han

Hannah Han is a 13-year-old, 8th grade student at the Westchester Academy for International Studies. She began studying violin at the age of 3 at the Peabody Preparatory division of the Johns Hopkins Peabody institute. She is currently a student of Mrs. Rodica Gonzalez of the Houston Symphony. She
has performed in more than twenty recitals (solo and chamber ensembles) while a student at the Michael P. Hammond Preparatory Program at the Rice’s Shepherd School of Music. She participated in the AFA summer Music Festival for 2017- 2018 in the first violin section of the Symphonia and Camerata Orchestras. She won fifth place in 2019 and placed first during early 2020 in the annual Virtuosi of Houston Immanuel and Helen B. Olshan Concerto Competition, winning a performance spot as a soloist at the Virtuosi Spring Concerto Concert in 2021. Hannah was also a finalist for the 22nd Symphony North of Houston Young Artist Concerto Competition. She has also participated in the Philadelphia International Music Festival – where she took a master-class with Juliet Kang of the Philadelphia Orchestra – as well as the HeifetzPEG Program. In addition to music, Hannah is a passionate fencer and has received 12 medals from regional and national fencing competitions. She also enjoys many other hobbies, including the performing arts, athletic activities, and academics.