Han Oh – Producer / Artisic Director
Hailed as one of Singapore’s most versatile musicians, Han Oh has attained top accolades from performing with acclaimed international artists from most musical genres. He was invited to perform alongside a wide spectrum of top artists ranging from the classical T’ang Quartet to iconic pop-rock legends and has also worked with Grammy-winning producers such as David Foster, Patrick Leonard, Bill Bottrell, Clint Mansell and “Dangermouse” aka Brian Burton.
Han has also performed live alongside Josh Groban, Sarah McLachlan, Linkin Park, Jay Z, Sir Paul McCartney, Michael Buble, Chris Daughtry, Cee-lo Green, KD Lang, Jewel, Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, Natalie Cole, Olivia Newton John, Clay Aiken, Jamie Cullum, Barry Manilow, Michael McDonald, Reba McEntire, Renee Olstead, Matt Goss, Beth Orton and Fish Leong.
Proudly Singaporean, Han made his mark as the first musician from his home country to have performed in top international festivals and awards such as the Grammy Awards, Coachella Valley Music Festival and Lollapalooza. He was also the only Singaporean to have performed with the American Idol Band and has toured extensively with the multi-platinum Grammy-winning band, Gnarls Barkley.
Han was invited to perform with the acclaimed T’ang Quartet as an interim violist from 2009 to 2011 and had performed with the group in numerous festivals including Christchurch Arts Festival and Canberra International Music Festival in addition to concerts in Singapore, Belgium, Australia, New Zealand, Macau, Malaysia and Indonesia.
A highly sought-after musician in the local and international theater music industry, Han has performed in many musical theater productions such as “December Rains”, “Into the Woods”, “Spring Awakening”, “La Cage aux Folles 2012”, “National Broadway Company”, “Glass Anatomy”, “Crazy Christmas 2012”, “Company”, “The Phantom of the Opera”, “Next to Normal”, “La Cage aux Folles 2017”, “RENT” and “The Great Wall”.
In recognition of his talents and expertise on the electric strings genre, Han was officially appointed in August 2014 as the first YAMAHA Electric Strings Artist from Singapore, joining the ranks of highly distinguished fellow YAMAHA Artists worldwide.
Han is currently Producer and Artistic Director of Singapore’s first professional Electric String Quartet -PIEZO Quartet, managed under Boutique Chamber Players. The quartet has gained rapid recognition in the arts scene and is very active in schools under the Arts Enrichment Program under the National Arts Council of Singapore. He is immensely honored and grateful for the recognition and support from YAMAHA MUSIC in his creative endeavors to spearhead the electric strings movement in Singapore.
Han performs exclusively on his YAMAHA YEV105BL (5-String Violin/Viola Hybrid) which is paired with a beautifully crafted custom bow for a 5-String instrument, specially made by Maestro Danny Chan from Orfeo Strings, Hong Kong.