Xue Han

Xue Han (China, b.1989) is a composer whose musical imagination is often inspired and nourished by spoken languages and certain linguistic features, body gestures and their musical expressions, theatrical manifestations and sound phenomena that derive from nature or stem from her culture. She has been pursuing her composition studies primarily at Central Conservatory of Music (China), Longy Music School of Bard College (US), Schulich Music School of McGill University (CA), and the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz (AT) with Philippe Leroux, Franck Bedrossian, John Morrison, Jeremy Van Buskirk, Min Xiang and Guoping Jia.

Her music has been performed by Montreal Symphony Orchestra, Radius Ensemble, Quasar Saxophone Quartet, Meitar Ensemble, Exaudi Vocal Ensemble, Ensemble Multilatérale, and Les Métaboles, and soloists from Ensemble intercontemporain, Ensemble Suono Giallo, Ensemble Schallfeld and Ensemble Riot, among others.