Kimberly Hou is a composer and music producer whose catalog includes hybrid orchestral trailer tracks, piano-based cues, and vocal songs spanning pop, rock, and indie folk genres. Her recent film scoring projects include Dirty Rotten Tofu And The Gohan Girls (dir. June K. Inuzuka, action dir. Phil Tan) starring Celia Au (Netflix’s Wu Assassins, Hulu’s Lodge 49) and Josh Han (CW’s Death Squad); and the web series Drama High (dir. Elizabeth Jaeleigh Davis), the pilot of which screened at five film festivals thus far and won Best Director (Webseries) and Best Ensemble Cast (Webseries) at FirstGlance Film Festival.
For her achievements growing up as a classical pianist, the United States White House Commission on Presidential Scholars named Kimberly a Presidential Scholar in the Arts, and she was recognized by the National YoungArts Foundation as a Silver Award Winner. In addition to receiving First Prize in over 30 national and regional competitions, Kimberly has appeared on NPR’s From the Top and performed at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Hall, Kennedy Center Concert Hall and Millennium Stage, U.S. Department of State, and the Hungarian and Bulgarian Embassies.
Kimberly is a graduate of the Columbia University-Juilliard School Exchange Program in New York City with a B.A. in Neuroscience and M.S. in Computer Science. During her time in school, she founded and led Columbia Pops, Columbia University’s premier pops orchestra with over 60 orchestra players today.