She performs in traditional, contemporary, and cross-cultural contexts. She studied guzheng with Zhang Yan (张燕) and Gao Zicheng (高自成). She has recorded with Paul Plimley, Orchid Ensemble and Randy Raine-Reusch and performs internationally with her Chinese instrumental quartet Red Chamber, which was established in 2005. With Red Chamber, she recorded an album called Redgrass (2008), which combines Chinese music with elements of bluegrass. She holds two master's degrees in ethnomusicology: from the Musical Research Institute of the Chinese Arts Academy (中国艺术研究院音乐研究所) in Beijing (1995) and from the University of British Columbia (2000).
She wrote the "Zheng" article for the second edition of the The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians (2001). She lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, with her husband Randy Raine-Reusch. She came to Vancouver in 1996 and met Raine-Reusch at the University of British Columbia in 1998, marrying him in 2001. She is currently a Ph.D. candidate in ethnomusicology at the University of British Columbia. She has recorded one solo album, entitled Outside the Wall (2005). Han's niece (the daughter of her brother) is Cecilia Han (Chinese name: Han Xue, 韩雪; b.
1983), a Chinese film actress and pop singer who sang at the closing ceremony of the 2008 Olympic Games. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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