Min He is a two-time HMMA-nominated composer, songwriter, and pianist based in Los Angeles, California. She has been involved in the production of over 100 English- and Chinese-language scoring projects creating not only commercial music for film, television, and video games, but also composing concert music and writing songs. A native from the northwest of China, she draws from a background of rich, eclectic ethnic sensibilities from her world travels, traditional orchestral music, and tasteful modular electronics to produce music that has been described as “Truly beautiful and innovative.”
Min is a long-time collaborator with composer and three-time Grammy-nominated eminent electronic musician Rupert Parkes, also known as Photek. She has composed additional music with him on a number of projects including the Emmy-nominated TV Show How to Get Away With Murder, which starred Oscar-winning actress Viola Davis; the TV Show Station 19, a Grey’s Anatomy spinoff; the Netflix Original Series Into the Night; and the Sony film Life in a Year; the Millennium film The Protégé, which directed by Martin Campbell, starring Maggie Q, Samuel L Jackson, Michael Keaton; to name only a few.
Min is also highly sought-after as an orchestrator and pianist. Her piano performance can be heard on the score for the Oscar-nominated film Better Days, as well as on many of her own projects. She was an orchestrator for Hayao Miyazaki’s Classic Animation Music Concert featuring the music of Joe Hisaishi, which went on tour and has been performed in more than 100 cities in China.
Additionally, Min has composed music for dozens of video games which have been released on most major platforms including Playstation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox, PC, and mobile. These titles include CrossFire Mobile by Tencent Games, LifeAfter by NetEase Games, and Neon Abyss by Veewo Games, as well as a number of upcoming releases in Sony’s China Hero Project.
Min also has been a successful songwriter. Her recent song Chen Hai (尘海) was recorded by Chinese Superstar Mao Buyi (毛不易), debuting at number one on the Chinese megasite QQ’s music platform and racking up 20 million streams on the day after it was released.
Min has been performing and composing music from an early age. She first started playing piano and accordion at age 5, and composed her first piece at the age of 8. She studied music at the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing and at the world-renowned Scoring for Motion Pictures and Television program at the University of Southern California. In addition, as 2021, she is the first and only composer from mainland China to be accepted to the highly selective ASCAP Film Scoring Workshop.