Hsien Han is currently a dizi musician in Dingyi Music Company and the Ensemble Manager for Dicapella, the only dizi ensemble in Singapore.
At the age of 13, Hsien Han started learning Dizi under Mr. Lee Heng Quey, who is currently a Suona musician in the Singapore Chinese Orchestra. In 2004, he was honoured to be under the tutelage of Mr. Zhan Yong Ming, a first-ranked performer in China and the current professor of the Music Department in Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts and Shanghai Music Conservatory.
He performed locally and overseas as a Dizi soloist and was also invited as soloist by many renowned orchestras such as Singapore Chinese Orchestra, Singapore Music and Drama Company, Nafa Symphonic Wind Ensemble etc.
Hsien Han was awarded 1st Runner-Up and 2nd Runner-Up for Dizi Solo Competition (Open Category) in the National Chinese Music Competition organized by the National Arts Council in 2008 and 2012 respectively. In 2010, he also achieved 1st Runner-Up in the Combine Ensemble in the same competition. In 2014, Hsien Han clinched the top prize in Dizi Solo Competition (Open Category).
In August 2008, Hsien Han performed a Dizi duet with Mr Choo Boon Chong, the current Dizi associate Dizi principle in Hong Kong Chinese orchestra. In June 2010, he also performed a Dizi concerto accompanied by Singapore Chinese Orchestra (SCO). The performances were strongly recommended by the media and well-received by the public. In 2010 and 2011, Hsien Han was again invited by SCO to perform Dizi duet and quartet in two outdoor performances. In 2013, he collaborated with the NAFA Symphonic Wind Ensemble as a guest soloist to perform the piece “Madam White Snake”. The piece was conducted by renowned Taiwan Conductor Lin Chun Chi.
A musician of Ding Yi Music Company (DYMC), Hsien Han has become a leading Chinese chamber musician in Singapore, with an extensive performing experience ranging from traditional Chinese repertoire to contemporary works. He has also represented Singapore in various ASEAN cultural exchanges with the DYMC.
Apart from playing the flute, Hsien Han enjoys educating the young and he has successfully led Evergreen Primary School and Kheng Cheng School, who have achieved Gold with Honour and Gold award respectively in the Singapore Youth Festival Central Judging 2012. In December 2013, he set up Dicapella, with the aim of promoting interest and improving mastery level of Dizi performance. His students have also won top three in National Chinese Music Competition.
Actively performing, educating and sharing, Hsien Han hopes that through his music, he may continue to reach out to people both in Singapore, and around the world.