Born in Shanghai, Zhiming Han is an award winning composer, World Class Chinese instruments
virtuoso, and voting member for Grammy Award. His orchestral film music won the Henry Mancini Film
Music Composition Award. His performance credits include CD albums “Celestial Echo”, Chinese New
Age “ Morning of the forest”, and concerts with Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony,
Pacific Symphony, others Symphonies , Jackie Chan’s and Disney’s movies. He has worked with Oscar-
winning Hollywood composers such as James Horner and John Williams in movie soundtracks.
Described as “Topping out of Applause Here … Fantastic” by KCET, his performances at Los Angeles
Music Center were telecast nationally on PBS in 2002 and 2006. In China, CCTV primary time broadcast
his full orchestra music with TV dramas, performed by Shanghai symphony and other major orchestras.
In1986, Han came to USA, and completed academic graduate study in music composition at UCLA. As
the founder and Executive Director of Los Angeles Chinese Orchestra, he produces, composes and
performs as a music recording artist for various media including concerts and soundtracks for film, TV
series, and video game productions including two performances at Disney Concert Hall (2004), CCTV
26-episode series “The Guests of Ice Mountain” (2005), feature films “16 Blocks” (2006), and X-Box
video game “Jade Empire” (2006), and 20th century Fox TV movie “Bones” (2007).

Zhiming Han韓志明,出生上海,作曲及音樂製作人,美國葛來美獎評委。美國Henry Mancini電影音樂作曲
獎得主。1992畢業於加州大學洛杉磯分校UCLA音樂作曲研究所,师从洛杉磯交響樂團曾駐團作曲William
Kraft美國名作曲家,德國作曲Elaine Barkin及 哈佛Roger  Bourland教授。在以現代作曲大師勛伯格所在地
UCLA,研習現代作曲5年。而后研讀電影作曲,音樂科技及錄音技術,影視製作6年三個專業,一個總目標
“中國音樂發展,中國電影音樂世界性。在美期間創立了自己高新科技音樂工作室。多次被好萊塢幾大電影廠
邀約參與影音製作,有 20th世紀Fox,PARAMOUNT PICTURE影片;Hollywood Picture影片,DISNEY迪士
尼影片,华纳影片,美国微软Microsoft XBOX BioWare Game游戲配乐,Dimension Films,被約邀參與創
作演奏,參與許多好萊塢高層次的影片音樂錄音製作。并與James Horner(阿凡達作曲), John
William, Maurice Jarre合作。二十多年主要探索音樂世界性與中國音樂走向世界的元素,結合創作, 演奏,
科技音樂三方面高層次全面性發展的中国音樂人。

About Zhiming Han 韩志明 and Cynthia Hsiang向新梅
Cynthia Hsiang , award winning guzheng (Chinese zither) soloist featured in the soundtracks for
DreamWorks’ animation “Kung Fu Panda 3” (2016), online game “World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria”
(2012), video game “Jade Empire” and Jackie Chan’s movie and her two CD albums. Her performances
at the Los Angeles Music Center have been nationally broadcast by PBS. Her compositions for guzheng,
performed by musicians worldwide, are selected in the grade examination repertoire. She began her
professional career with the Taiwan National Chinese Orchestra as guzheng soloist. She has been
featured in concerts and recordings in Taiwan, US and Europe, and has premiered many contemporary
works with symphony orchestras including Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony, Los
Angeles Opera, Sacramento Camellia Symphony, and New West Symphony. With MA degree in
ethnomusicology from UCLA, she currently teaches at Pasadena City College.
向新梅 Cynthia Hsiang, 知名古箏演奏家作曲家, UCLA音樂碩士, 臺灣師範大學音樂系學士。她參與了許多電
影電視媒體配樂作曲,編曲和演奏錄音作。如夢工廠的“功夫熊貓 3”(Kung Fu Panda 3). 綫上游戲“魔獸世界: 熊
貓人之謎” (World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria), 和 X-Box 游戲 “玉帝國” (Jade Empire)合作過的作曲家有奧
斯卡作曲獎得主 Hans Zimmer, James Horner 和 Maurice Jarr 等。她在中學時期的原創歌曲獲選中國時報全
國民歌創作獎。由她創作的古箏獨奏曲烏蘇里船歌, 子夜秋歌和絳雪均廣為流傳,成為古箏考級指定曲。所編寫
的古箏合奏重奏樂曲也受到各地箏樂團演出與關注。在美国,她與交響樂團合作演出现代作品,如好萊塢碗型劇
院交響樂團和三藩市交響樂團。美國公共電視臺PBS和KCET,曾數次實況轉播她在洛杉磯音樂中心的音樂會演
出。她曾任職臺北國家中樂團擔任古箏獨奏,曾任教於UCLA加州大學洛杉磯分校世界民族音樂學系,目前現任
教於美國帕薩迪那市立學院音樂系,并擔任洛杉磯唐韻古箏樂團指導。

This is the Jade Empire Theme for X-Box video game
performed by Zhiming Han on Chinese bamboo flute
.