Biography

Xiao'an has recorded guitar for chart-topping, award winning and platinum pop artists and producers in Asia and the USA, under or associated with brands such as Universal, Warner, OMF Music and American Idol ✦ While on scholarship at Berklee College of Music, he was recognized repeatedly for excellence in composition with the Herb Pomeroy and Thad Jones awards, and with invitations to write music for high profile events involving, among others, Patti Austin, Siedah Garrett, Annie Lennox, Carole King and Willie Nelson ✦ He has been invited to speak about video game music at MIT and the Indie Game Collective and has advised students from Becker College and Worcester Polytechnic through the MassDIGI program ✦ Xiao'an has written for a range of commercial mobile, casual, educational and PC games, and spots for Pantene and Toastmasters International ✦ Ensembles that have premiered his music include groups led by noted composers Phil Wilson and Ken Pullig, as well as the Boston Scoring Orchestra and the Kalistos Chamber Orchestra ✦ He has been music director and/or producer in a range of projects including orchestral recordings, a classical-crossover performance group and now East Coast Scoring

Other

 

Toastmasters International (Chicago, IL)

Hong Tat Tong - UMPG (International)

Roland Lim - SyncStudios (Singapore)

Nate Tao - American Idol '12 (USA)

Derrick Hoh - Warner (Singapore)

Tay Kewei - S2S (Singapore)

Jonathan Wong - OMF Music (Taiwan)

The Bell Affair (Boston, MA)

Justin Idea Productions (Boston, MA)

Pantene (China)

Classical Oasis (Boston, MA)

Game Developers

 

Witching Hour Studios (Singapore)

Reactive Studios (Boston, MA)

Bronzeleague LLC (San Francisco, CA)

Happy Giant (Newton, MA)

Department of Silly Stuff (Hawaii)

Lakefeperd

Dylan Loney (Vancouver, Canada)

Squeeplay (Brookline, MA)

Cacafogo Games (Singapore)

Inkle Studios (Cambridge, UK)

Video Games

 

Ravenmark: Mercenaries

Codename Cygnus

Ninja Time Pirates

Squirt's Adventure

Sonic the Hedgehog: After The Sequel

Words for Evil

Heroic Lands

Squeedogs

80 Days

Credits