Joseph Han

Joseph Han’s professional engagements have reached audiences throughout the United States, Italy, France, Japan, Taiwan, and Korea. He made his solo debut at Carnegie Hall with the Philharmonia Boston. He has also performed with the Riverside Choral Society as a soloist and made an appearance at Lincoln Center for the winners’ concert of the East Coast International Competition. In 2018, he joined Teatro Nuovo, performing the role of the Count in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro. He has held professional fellowships with SongFest, Académie d'Eté de Nice, Russian Opera Workshop at AVA,  Baroque Opera Workshop, and Ezio Pinza Council for American Singers of Opera. He has performed numerous leading roles with Teatro Nuovo, Stony Brook Opera, Russian Opera Workshop, New York Lyric Opera, ConcertOPERA Philadelphia, Undercroft Opera, and Carnegie Mellon Opera. He has appeared on concert stages worldwide, including the Nice Acropolis in France, Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Heinz Hall, Zipper Hall, Academy of Vocal Arts, Opera America, and Brookhaven National Laboratory. He has performed as a concert soloist with Riverside Choral Society, Long Island Symphonic Choral Association, Bergen Oratorio Society, Philadelphia Master Chorale, and the Stony Brook Chorale. He is interested in the history and traditions of singing, and during his doctoral studies he presented a lecture recital tying current pedagogical trends with the seminal teachings of Manuel García. 



  • D.M.A., Vocal Performance, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY
  • M.M., Vocal Performance, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
  • B.A., Vocal Performance, Seoul National University, Seoul

Courses Taught

  • Private Voice – MUA 1055, 2055, 3055, 4055
  • Private Voice – Commercial - MUA 1055C, 2055C, 3055C, 4055C
  • Acting for Singers – MUA 3031

Experience in Field

  • Adjunct Voice Faculty, Point Loma Nazarene University, 2020 – present
  • Undergraduate Voice Instructor, Stony Brook University, 2014-2019
  • Solfège Class Teaching Assistant, Carnegie Mellon University Graduate Assistantship, 2011-2013

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Angels Vocal Art, Resident Artist, 2021
  • dell’Arte Opera Ensemble, Resident Artist, 2020
  • Soloist, Philharmonia Boston, Carnegie Hall, 2019
  • Teatro Nuovo, Apprentice Artist, 2018
  • SongFest, Professional Artist, 2018
  • Soloist, Riverside Choral Society, 2017

Awards and Honors

  • 1st Place, Manhattan International Music Competition, 2015
  • Finalist, Mary Trueman Art Song Vocal Competition by Art Song Preservation Society of New York, 2018
  • Finalist, Verismo International Vocal Competition, Finalist, 2018
  • Full Scholarship: Carnegie Mellon University, Stony Brook University, 2014-2019
  • 1st Place, Graduate Division, NATS Competition, Try-State Chapter, 2011
  • 1st Place, The Korean Voice Competition, 2001