Justin Han is currently a graduate student in Choral Conducting and Piano Performance at Georgia State University. He received bachelor degrees in Music Education and Biology at the University of Georgia. His major teachers include Dr. Deanna Joseph (conducting), Dr. Raffi Besalyan (piano), and Dr. Jens Korndoerfer (organ).
Mr. Han has received a number of scholarships and awards which include the Robert Shaw Choral Scholar Award, Award of Excellence from the GMTA Upper College Piano Auditions, Despy Karlas Piano Award, Director’s Excellence Award, Hugh Hodgson School of Music Performance Scholarship, and HOPE Scholarship.
Mr. Han’s musical involvements are very diverse: he directed the Atlanta Homeward Choir (a homeless choir) and Classic City Jazz (a vocal jazz ensemble), sang with the UGA Accidentals (an all-male a cappella group), sang with GSU’s University Singers and UGA’s Hodgson Singers, played violin in the UGA Philharmonia, and student taught at Lanier High School.
Mr. Han is currently the Director of Music and Organist at Commerce Presbyterian Church. Previously, he served as a music associate/accompanist at Greensboro First United Methodist Church and the choir director/accompanist at Our Hope Metropolitan Community Church.