Han-Yuan Wang '07

Han-Yuan Wang


Music Performance: Instrumental and Piano Emphasis


Since her piano debut with the Alton Symphony Orchestra, Han-Yuan has performed with the Millikin-Decatur Symphony Orchestra, Sangamon Valley Youth Orchestra, String Arts Ensemble, and Alton Symphony Orchestra. Han-Yuan has also attended many music festivals including her most recent trip to the European American Music Alliance program in Paris, France at the Ecole Normale de Musique, where she studied with Dr. Philip Lasser (Juilliard School) and Dr. Benjamin Boyle.

Han-Yuan worked as Starter Strings instructor at Glenwood Intermediate School in Chatham, IL and Adjunct Instructor in the Millikin University Preparatory Department shortly following graduation. She was also an active accompanist at Millikin University, accompanying Class Voice, juries, lessons, opera workshop, and opera rehearsals. Active in music education, Han-Yuan is a frequent adjudicator for IMEA district auditions and IHSA solo and ensemble and is a member of Music Teacher National Association and American String Teacher's Association.

In addition, she is a full time member of the Millikin-Decatur Symphony Orchestra, Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, and Eastern Illinois University Orchestra and has been a substitute for the Illinois Symphony Orchestra and Danville Symphony Orchestra.

Han-Yuan has recently accepted a full time teaching position in Utah at Wasatch Academy, an international boarding school. Before heading to Utah, Han-Yuan will be attending the International Chamber Music Festival in Bulgaria as an accompanist and second violinist in the Shostakovich quintet.