Dr. Yo-Jung Han is an experienced music educator currently working at Montgomery Virtual Academy. She earned her Ph.D. and Master of Music Education degrees from the Pennsylvania State University. She holds a Master of Arts degree from Seoul National University and a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education from Konkuk University, where she received full scholarship and stipends. She taught at the University of Maryland, Appalachian State University, and Westminster Choir College. In addition, she taught elementary and secondary general music in Pennsylvania, USA, and Seoul, South Korea. As a versatile musician, she remains active in music-making. She has conducted choral and instrumental ensembles, including rock bands. She has also participated in making contemporary music albums as a singer and keyboard player.
Han’s research interests center around music cognition, comprehensive musicianship, and fundamental musical skills such as singing and beat-matching abilities. Her work has been presented at state, national, and international conferences and published in General Music Today, School Music NEWS, and Psychology of Music.