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-winnig Gu-zheng (Chinese long- zither) soloist, with Ph.D. Candidate and Master
Degrees in ethnomusicology from UCLA. She currently teaches at Pasadena City College. She has been
featured in numerous 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, Sacramental Camellia Symphony and Madrid International Theater
Festival. In 2002 and 2006, PBS broadcast her performance at Los Angeles Music Center nationally. Her
performance credits include a solo zheng recital at Taiwan National Music Hall, movie soundtracks for
Jackie Chan’s movie, M-Box video game “Jade Empire”,
online game "World of Warcraft: Mists of
Pandaria"(2013)
and two CD albums “Nocturne in Autumn Palace” and “High Mountain and Flowing
Water”. She presented her academic papers on Vietnamese music in the  Society for Ethnomusicology
conference at UCSD, Balinese music in the Chinese National Conference on Music Melody at the Hong
Kong University, and Taiwanese zheng music in Taiwan Institute of Arts.
向新梅 钢琴古箏演奏家作曲家,加州大學洛杉磯分校UCLA音樂碩士和博士侯選人,臺灣師範大學音樂系學士。
她曾任台北国家中乐团(前实验国乐团)首席古箏演奏员, 曾任教于加州大學洛杉磯分校UCLA音乐系,目前
現任教於美國洛杉磯帕薩迪那市立學院音樂系。她在中学時代的原創歌曲獲得臺灣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,並成為古箏考級指定曲。她曾在台北国家音
乐厅举行古箏专场独奏会。在美国,她積極地和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。她也為許
多電影配樂演奏錄音,如成龍電影。在X-Box遊戲玉帝國原聲帶
, 和风行全球的线上游戏“魔兽世界”中,也有她
古筝演奏。
This is the Jade Empire Theme for X-Box video game
performed by Zhiming Han on Chinese bamboo flute
.