Harpist June Han was born in Seoul, South Korea, and is an active proponent of chamber and contemporary music. A member of Ensemble Sospeso, Sequitur Ensemble, Ensemble 21, and Columbia Sinfonietta, she has also collaborated with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Sea Cliff Chamber Players, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Cygnus Ensemble, Speculum Musicae, and Mabou Mines. She regularly performs with Music from Japan, the Group for Contemporary Music, Jupiter Chamber Players, and the Bronx Art Ensemble. Also an active orchestral player, Han has collaborated with the Orchestre de Paris, Kirov Opera Orchestra, Sinfonieorchester Basel, New York City Opera, and frequently performs with the New York Philharmonic. In the U.S. she has appeared at the Aspen and Tanglewood festivals and in France at the Villecroze and Gargilesse festivals. She has appeared as a soloist with Aspen’s Young Artists Orchestra, the Colonial Symphony Orchestra in Morristown, Durham-Oshawa Symphony Orchestra in Canada, and the OK Mozart Festival in Oklahoma. Her discography includes works by Webern, Schoenberg, Carter, Musgrave, Zorn, and Françaix, Kernis, and she has premiered works by composers including her mother Young Ja Lee, as well as Charles Wuorinen and Hyo Shin Na. She has been on the faculty at Juilliard Pre-College since 2007 and is also on the faculty at the Yale School of Music, Columbia University, and the Bowdoin International Music Festival. Han won first prize for harp at the Conservatoire National Superieur de Musique de Paris (studies with Marie-Claire Jamet) and the first prize for Chamber Music at the Conservatoire National Superieur de Musique de Paris (studies with Christian Larde and Michel Moragues). She holds a MM degree and an Artist Diploma from the Yale School of Music and a DMA from Juilliard where she studied with Nancy Allen.