When one door closes another one opens, after getting a rejection letter from one school, Bae Kuang took a chance on music and moved to Hollywood. With a placement in shows like The Mentalist, its clear she took the right route
Bae(Hao-Yue Kuang) is a Pop/Jazz singer/songwriter and a versatile Film/TV composer from China mainland. At the 2012 ASCAP Expo she encountered Matt Hirt, a highly established film/TV composer, who offered her a session singing gig for his mandarin pop song project. Their music got accepted by various production music companies such as Universal, Black Toast, and Crucial Music. One of the tracks scored a placement in CBS hit show “The Mentalist”, 2013. From then on, she’s became Matt’s frequent co-writer, joined composing group “Dragon Scale Productions, ”“The Groove Committee” etc, and started writing for music production libraries. She composed for 2 student films, and currently working on her third one. Bae is furthering her study in UCLA extension, Film Scoring program and releasing the album “These Darling Wings”.
- From China
- Shy kid, bullied, started talking and singing in kindergarten and made friends
- Teachers in China strict
- Elementary music teacher
- B.A. English literature, English translator
- Mandarin, English and Japanese
- Master in Linguistics and was rejected so went to Musicians Institute instead!
Working with people, gets gigs through friends
WHAT DOESNT WORK
WORST GIG: Talent Show Audition, in High School, her cd wouldn´t play, microphone not on
BEST GIG: Jam Session at Musicians Institute
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