Soo Han named conductor of Elkhart County Symphony

Posted on: October 22, 2020

The Elkhart County Symphony in Indiana has appointed SOO H. HAN as conductor. He succeeds Brian Groner, who has retired. Han is the director of orchestral studies at Baldwin Wallace Conservatory of Music in Berea, Ohio, and will continue to hold that position. He holds degrees from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music in Bloomington and Indiana University School of Education in Indianapolis, and earned his doctor of musical arts degree in orchestral conducting at Michigan State University. Han was the director of orchestras at Carmel High School in Carmel, Indiana, from 2002 until 2016. He has guest conducted internationally in Australia, Thailand, and China, and has led orchestras in Florida, California, Oregon, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Michigan, and Indiana. He serves as an educational clinician for Conn-Selmer, the instrument manufacturer; is on the board of directors of the Midwest International Clinic for bands, orchestras, and music education; and is an educational strings artist for D’Addario Corporation.