Sunmi Han

Sunmi Han, piano (Seoul, South Korea), has appeared as a soloist with the Nord Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, the Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra, the Kalvory Vary Symphony, the Kharkov Philharmonic Orchestra, the Sungnam Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Orchestra Sinfonica di Roma, among others. She made her European debut in Munich, where she performed Chopin’s Piano Concerto no. 1 in Herkulessaal. She later recorded the same concerto in Italy with the Orchestra di Sinfonica de Roma under the direction of Francesco La Vecchia. In tandem with her solo endeavors, Sunmi has also distinguished herself as a collaborative pianist, making her debut with the Swedish Chamber Orchestra as a guest pianist for the European premiere of Christopher Rouse’s ‘Iscariot,’ conducted by Joshua Weilerstein. Under the guidance of Diane Anderson, Pascal Godart, and Dae Jin Kim, Sunmi earned her Bachelor’s Degree at The Juilliard School, where she studied with Martin Canin and Yoheved Kaplinsky. She continued her studies with Arie Vardi in Tel-Aviv, Israel, and later with Michael Schäfer at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in München, Germany. While pursuing her Master’s degree and Meisterklasse, she performed and collaborated with a multitude of esteemed musicians in Germany. Sunmi is currently pursuing a Doctoral of Musical Art degree under Gilbert Kalish at Stony Brook University, where she also serves as a Teaching Assistant.