Hannah Hsieh is a dulcimer performer and composer from Taiwan. She played many times with Baochun Li's Peking Opera Neo-Classics Orchestra as a dulcimer and keyboard performer, and also went on tour to many cities all over China during 2009-2014. She started to play the piano at 5 years old, and began studying the Chinese dulcimer and playing it with a variety of orchestras when she was 10 years old. Since 2005, she has gone to Beijing, China in the summer to further study Chinese dulcimer with Gao-Xiang Zhang, the General Director of China Broadcasting Chinese Orchestra and was also inspired by him deeply.
Hannah Hsieh presently studies music production at AAU in San Francisco, CA., and is especially focusing on film scoring, commercials, and music composition. Moreover, she tries to use the Chinese dulcimer in different musical styles and features the instrument in her own musical compositions; also performed dulcimer recitals many times during the school semester.
2016-present, San Francisco.
Academy of Art University
Master of Art in Music Production for Visual Media
2008-2011, Taipei, Taiwan.
Chinese Culture university
Bachelor in Department of Chinese Music
2018, San Francisco.
Academy of Art University 2018 Spring Show,
- AMC Campaign PSA "Share the Love"
2017, San Francisco,
First place. Academy’s Got Talent.
Logic Pro X, Pro Tools, Sibelius
2018, Hannah Hsieh’s musical performance: Dulcimer Recital
2018, San Francisco. Music Performer in the Academy’s Got Talent at Academy of Art University 2018 Spring Show
2018, San Francisco. Played dulcimer on the recording of “Alone” for an album produced by Shunji Matsumura.
2017, San Francisco. Hui-Ju Hsieh’s first Dulcimer Recital
2018, San Francisco (AUG.-OCT.)
One Union Recording Studios- Sound Recording and Sound Design Intern
Junan Junior High School- Adjunct Dulcimer Teacher
- Taught student’s major class specialize in Chinese dulcimer
Tou Wu Elementary School- Adjunct Music Teacher
- Taught in groups class to play the recorder and basic music theory.
J.S Bach Art Studio- Music Teacher
- Taught students to play the piano and Chinese dulcimer.
Dolphin’s Art Studio- Administrative Assistant
- Consulted with students and teachers to deal with transfer courses
and schedule classes.
Taipei Li-yuan Peking Opera Theatre- Adjunct Dulcimer and Keyboard Performer
- Played many times with Baochun Li's Peking Opera Neo-Classics Orchestra
including “The Jester”, “The Confidants” and “At Mountain Yun-Luo” as a dulcimer and keyboard performer, and also went on tour to many cities all over China.
Baochun Li’s Peking Opera Neo-Classics
2014, China. Keyboard performer, “The Confidants”, China Poly Theatre tour including Hubei, Beijing, Handan, Changshu, Taizhou, Wenzhou, Zhoushan, Shanghai, Nanjing, Changzhou, Tianjin, Shenzhen
2014, Taiwan. Keyboard and dulcimer performer, “The Confidant” & “At Mountain Yun-Luo”, Taiwan National Theatre Hall
2012, China. Keyboard performer, “The Jester”, China Poly Theatre tour including Jiangsu, Anhui, Shandong, Hohhot, Henan, Hubei, Sichuan, Guangdong, Zhejiang
2010, Shanghai, China. Keyboard performer, “The Jester”, Expo 2010 Shanghai, China, Oriental Art Center - Opera Hall
2009,Beijing, China. Keyboard performer, “The Jester”, Taipei Novel Hall and Beijing Poly Theatre
The U-Theatre Mountain and Arts Festival
- 2010, Taiwan. Chinese dulcimer, Taipei U-Theatre Mountain
Taipei Philharmonic Youth Orchestra Concert
- 2010, Taiwan. Chinese dulcimer replacing the cimbalom, “Kodaly- Hary Janos Suite”