As an award winner of Outstanding Achievement and Citizenship in Graduate Woodwinds, and a recipient of Music Special Fund, the Steinhardt Music Talent Scholarship, and the Gale and Ira Drukier Scholarship, Lareine recently received her Master's degree in Flute Performance under the tutelage of Soo-Kyung Park and Keith Underwood at New York University, where she served as an adjunct instructor. She has especially strong ardor for baroque flute and privately studies with David Ross and Wilbert Hazelzet. When Han was in Korea, she studied flute performance with flutist Ui-Kyung Park (Former vice-principal flutist at Korean Symphony Orchestra) at Jeonju Fine Arts High School in South Korea, and received her Bachelor's Degree in Flute Performance and Music Education at Konkuk University in Seoul, studying with flutists Sooann Chung and Soohyun Paik. She has studied privately in the US with Alberto Almarza (Carnegie Mellon University), Nicolas Duchamp (French Music Institute), Linda Chesis (Manhattan School of Music), Bradley Garner (Cincinnati Conservatory of Music), Carol Wincenc (Julliard School of Music), Jean-Michel Tanguy (Mannheim Conservatory of Music), and Shelley Binder (University of Tennessee, Knoxville). Also, she has deeply inspired by her chamber music studies with Esther Lamneck (Pioneer musician in New Music), Barbara Oldham (Chamber Music America), Marc Destrubé (Versatile Violinist), and Sungyun Cho (International Harpsichord Soloist). Han is a prize winner in several national music competitions including Jeonju University National Music Competition, Wonkwang University Music Concours, Yaewon University Music Concours, the Music Education News Concours, Seoul National Symphony Orchestra Competition, and the Manhae Festival National Music Competition. She has participated in Twin Cities Baroque Instrumental Program (Minneapolis, MN), International Flute Institute of New York Summer Music Festival (Oneonta, NY), Flutehouse Potato Blossom Camp (Pyeong Chang, South Korea), Korea-China Cultural Exchange Flute Festival (Incheon, South Korea), and Odae Mountain Music Festival (Gangwon Province, South Korea). As a soloist, Han has performed in various venues including Gunsan Arts Center with Gunsan Philharmonic (Gunsan), Jeju Island Arts Center (Jeju Island), Jeonju Arts Center (Jeonju), and the Music Education News Competition’s Winner’s Concert (Seoul), etc.Han has been active as a chamber musician and orchestral player with JFAS Symphony Orchestra, Konkuk Philharmonic, Eum-ion Ensemble, K-Flute Ensemble, group KUNG, KFEA Ensemble and Orchestra, SEHT performing group, Blooming Flute Ensemble, NYU Symphony, NYU New Music Ensemble, and more. She has been invited to perform with her chamber groups by many prominent flute associations across the world including the Asia Flutists Federation (Shanghai, China), Cooperstown Chamber Music Festival (Cooperstown, NY), Spanish Flute Association (Barcelona, Spain), National Flute Association (Las Vegas, NV), and the China Flute Association (Beijing, China).
Lareine Han has extensive domestic and international experience in magazines, artist management, marketing, concert promotion, instrument repair, sales, performing, education, consulting, and more. With formal studies of the flute starting at the age of 16, Han has studied the flute in all of its diverse facets. During her last year in undergraduate studies, Han started working at several production agencies for a heuristic approach to self-discovery. With growing enthusiasm in the profession and arts industry, she continued her Master's Degree in Art Administration at Ewha Women's University in Seoul while working as the Chief Coordinator at a Korean flute magazine company and the Korea Flute Educators Association. Han’s work has helped the magazine “Flute & Flutist” develop its contents. Han has managed flute ensembles and events of top flutists in Korea. Some of the world renowned flutists whom she has assisted in presenting classes and concerts in Korea include Walter Auer (Principal flute at the Vienna Philharmonic), Mathieu Dufour (Principal flute at the Berlin Philharmonic), Denis Bouriakov (Principal flute at the LA Philharmonic), Michel Moragues (Principal flute at the France National Orchestra), Guoliang Han (Principal flute at the China National Symphony), Jean-Michel Tanguy (Professor at Mannheim Conservatory of Music), and Henrik Wiese (Principal flute at the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra). Since Han moved to the United States in 2013, she has often shared and developed her various talents by collaborating with artists and companies in diverse fields. She has become a disciple of the best flute technician Yongin Namkung in NYC, and Straubinger Flutes in Indianapolis, IN, and has been serving as a managing director at SKP Consulting and Management (flute education & career-related consulting and management). Han is joining as a flute faculty at Molloy College in Long Island, NY from the fall 2017. Aside from flutes, Han enjoys running in marathons in NYC, and creating arts.
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