With his musical compositions performed in twelve countries, Jordon He has been recognised as a composer of creative programming and a performer with passionate interpretations. His passion for music began at the age of five after hearing a violin recital. Since then, he has been inspired to play the violin and compose music. Selected as a member of the Queensland Symphony Orchestra Prodigy Project in 2016, Jordon incorporates his orchestral knowledge into his compositional abilities. In 2020, he completed his Bachelor of Music in Performance at the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University, studying under the tutelage of Natsuko Yoshimoto, concertmaster of the Queensland Symphony Orchestra.
In 2017, Jordon toured Europe and Asia with the Queensland Youth Symphony. In 2020, Jordon played with the Southern Cross Soloists, the company-in-residence of the Queensland Performing Arts Centre and one of Australia’s most long-running and formidable chamber music ensembles, at the 2020 BLEACH* Festival.
Jordon’s works have been performed in venues including the Sydney Opera House, Queensland Performing Arts Centre, Joseph Joachim Konzertsaal (Berlin) and Musiikkitalo (Helsinki). Jordon is currently collaborating with the violin comedy duo, TwoSet Violin, as a composer and arranger. A highlight of his compositional career is a sell-out concert at the Sha Tin Town Hall Auditorium in Hong Kong by the Hong Kong Festival Orchestra and TwoSet Violin.
His music has been featured in the 2020 BLEACH* Festival, the 2021 Brisbane Music Festival, the 2021 Bangalow Music Festival, and the VIII St. Petersburg International New Music Festival in 2021. In 2022, his music will appear at the 2022 Brisbane Music Festival and the 2022 Bangalow Music Festival, played by musicians including Alan Smith, Alex Raineri and Courtenay Cleary.
Additionally, Jordon is currently working in partnership with award-winning writer, Yen-Rong Wong, and composers including Carlo Antonioli, Heidi Chan and John Rotar, to compose a series of musical vignettes that accompany the spoken words. The project, named the “Joy Luck Pub”, aims to reimagine the stories of Asian-Australians with performances planned later in 2022.
In his free time, Jordon enjoys delving in linguistics, history, philosophy and eating perhaps too much food.