Ingang Han is an award-winning violinist hailing from South Korea. He’s notable for his precise performance style, electrifying stage presence and innate ability to blend the classic sensibility of chamber music to the grandiose atmosphere of orchestral. His enchanting melodies have been capturing the hearts of audiences all over the US for some time now — bringing a level of passion and expertise that’s second to none.
Just recently he finally secured a position in a professional orchestra, a lifelong goal of his. He got his tenure for the Jacksonville Symphony in 2020 and served the Lexington Philharmonic for five years as a tenured member. In his career spanning many years he has had the blessing to play alongside some of the biggest names in the business including Riccardo Muti, Itzhak Perlman, Lang Lang, Josha Bell, Robert Chen, Marin Alsop and many more. He’s also served principal positions at many music festivals such as Eastern Music festival, Colorado College Music Festival, and Brevard Music Center. Ingang currently aims to continue his career trajectory as part of the Jacksonville Symphony.
The young musician started on the piano at the age of just five, before soon moving over to the violin when he was nine. He graduated from the prestigious Goyang High School of The Arts. Then shortly after took the leap to America to attend the University of Kentucky on a scholarship he won as part of the Lewis award. Whilst studying he served numerous leadership positions including concertmaster, principal second as well as serving in the Niles Quartet. He is constantly looking for ways to improve his knowledge of music and currently is still studying for a doctorate,
Before joining the Jacksonville Symphony in 2019 he was a tenured member of Lexington Philharmonic, as well as a member of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago. He also regularly performed with the Louisville Orchestra as a violinist. He won a UK concerto competition and performed Prokofiev Violin Concerto No.1 with UKSO in 2014. Not to mention also winning the Seoul National Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition 3rd prize. When he’s not busy performing he’s building his teaching career. He dreams of one day building his own school and empowering the budding violinists of today to be the best they can be. Ingham notes that music is his life and he couldn’t live without it. He endeavours to get even better with every performance and believes in the healing power of music.