Tina Guo

Tina Guo 's Biography

Tina Guo has developed an international, multi-faceted performance and recording career as a classical cellist and heavy metal/rock electric cellist, erhuist, and composer. She is known for her distinctive sound and improvisatory style in major motion picture, television, and game scores. She is featured in the commercial for the 2014 Mazda6, the 2014 United Airlines commercial, and was also a featured soloist in Cirque Du Soleil's Michael Jackson "The Immortal" World Tour from 2011-2013, performing in sold out arenas around the world. Tina performed to two million audience members worldwide with the tour, which topped the charts for two years as the highest grossing tour in America.

As a classical soloist, Tina has appeared as a guest artist with the San Diego Symphony, the State of Mexico National Symphony, the Thessaloniki State Symphony in Greece, the Petrobras Symphony in Brazil, and the Vancouver Island Symphony in British Columbia.  Tina joined Al Di Meola, one of the most prominent virtuosos and influential guitarists in the contemporary jazz field, on his European tour.  She also joined Japanese superstar Yoshiki of X Japan during his debut international classical tour.  Tina performed alongside Johnny Marr of the Smiths and Hans Zimmer at the premiere of Inception, as well as a a sold-out concert for Dreamworks with Hans Zimmer and John Powell including music from Kung-Fu Panda 2, Pirates of the Caribbean, Shrek, and other blockbusters which featured her as soloist on electric cello and erhu.  She performed for the League of Legends World Championship to a sold out arena at Staples Center in Los Angeles and an audience of 33 million streaming online.

Tina was the cello soloist on the scores of Sherlock Holmes, Iron Man 2, Clash of the Titans, Red Riding Hood, Abduction, Olympus Has Fallen, CSI:NY, Vikings, The Borgias, Iron Chef, Blizzard's Diablo III, Call of Duty: Black Ops II, and Journey, which was nominated for a GRAMMY for Best Score Soundtrack. ┬áTina can also be heard on the soundtracks of Inception, Hancock, Battle: Los Angeles, The Hangover Part II, Predators, Fast Five, Arthur, No Strings Attached, Beginners, Public Enemies, Rango, The Rite, X-Men: First Class, Your Highness, Yogi Bear, The Mentalist, Family Guy, American Dad, The Cleveland Show, King of the Hill, and a commercial for the Apple iPhone, among many others. ┬áTina's arrangement and performance of "The Flight of the Bumble-Bee" was featured in the end credits for The Heartbreak Kid.  Additionally, she contributed compositions for the feature film Persecuted.  

Tina holds a Bachelor's degree in metaphysics and is co-founder and CEO of MG Music, a production company in partnership with her husband, composer R. Armando Morabito, that specializes in hybrid, epic cinematic music for TV, film, video games, and trailers.  MG Music provided music for the 2014 Mercedes S-Class Video Brochure, Call of Duty: Ghosts MTX 4 Legend Packs, and the official trailer for the feature film The Best Offer.

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