Han Chang Chou

Principal Horn

Han Chang Chou joined the Singapore Symphony Orchestra in 1987, and currently holds the post of Principal Horn.

He studied horn at the Shanghai Music Conservatory under his father Professor Han Xian Guang, winner of the top prize in the 1957 Concours Internationa d’Execution Musicale Geneve. After graduating from the Shanghai Conservatory in 1979, Han Chang Chou joined the Beijing Central Philharmonic Orchestra as Principal Horn. An experienced orchestral player, he has performed with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Saarbrucken Radio Symphony Orchestra and the Dortmund Symphony Orchestra.

In 1995, Han Chang Chou was invited to perform as a soloist in the Heinrich Hubler Concerto for Four Horns at the 27th International Horn Society workshop in Yamagata, Japan. He also performed as one of the soloists in Schumann's Konzertstuck for Four Horns in Shanghai with the Shanghai Radio Symphony Orchestra in July 2002.