Ju Hyeon Han, a South Korean born soprano, grew up in New Zealand, completing post-elementary and undergraduate studies there. While in New Zealand, she appeared in numerous concert and oratorio performances, including concerts with the Auckland Philharmonic orchestra, and soprano soloist for Handel's Judas Maccabaeus, Mozart's Requiem and Schubert's Mass in G.
In 2008, she moved to the United States, earning a Master of Music in Vocal Performance and Vocal Pedagogy at New England Conservatory in 2011, and a Doctor of Musical Arts degree at Stony Brook University in 2019. At Stony Brook University, Dr. Han was recognized for her excellence in her studies and exceptional service to the university as a teaching assistant with the 2019 President's Award to Distinguished Doctoral Students.
While in the United States, Dr. Han has performed in numerous recitals and early music concerts, including at the Steans Institute Ravinia Festival, American Bach Soloists Academy, and the Mostly Modern Festival. She also performed the role of the Female Chorus in Stony Brook Opera's production of Benjamin Britten's The Rape of Lucretia in 2017, and Sophia in Paola Prestini’s Sensorium Ex with Vision into Art and the Beth Morrison Projects in 2023.
As an educator, Dr. Han served as an adjunct voice instructor at William Paterson University for four years, where her teaching was recognized with the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences teaching award for adjunct excellence during the 2021-2022 academic year.
Ju Hyeon Han has a special interest in voice rehabilitation, as well as a passion for working with students with disabilities. A strong advocate for fostering inclusivity in higher education, Dr. Han frequently gives consultations and lectures on accessibility and inclusion in higher education to institutions of higher learning in the United States and beyond.