Sophie Min is a Brisbane based pianist and composer who expands on the proficiencies of the varied small ensembles by her unique pianism and explosive improvisation. She is an active musician whose work shows a distinctive personal aesthetic and imaginative output.
Since completing her M Mus (2016), she has issued CDs under her name, ‘Solo Vol. 1’ Sophie Min (2020), Thanks for The Hands - Min/Sherlock (2019) and Min/Svoboda/Hawkins (2018), these recordings investigate a wide range of practices and techniques in the jazz improvisational form showing practice across a highly diverse range of ensemble sizes and settings focused on creative improvisation. Her latest album release is 'Bellwether' for Sophie Min Orchestra which take her own musical vision to a daring new place by string and modern jazz arranging atmosphere.
She works with original groups Nimble, Min/Svoboda/Hawkins, Kayleigh Pincott Quintet, Min/Sherlock Duo, Martin Kay's Forage, Sprout and Shamin among being one of the most in demand jazz and improvised music players in Brisbane. Recent activities such as earning a position in the JM Jazz World Orchestra, and attending the Banff International Workshop, studying with Vijay Iver, Tyshawn Sorey and Jen Shu have only enhanced her desire to develop a unique voice as a performer and composer.
She recently engaged the faculty at the Queensland Conservatorium as a piano tutor and accompanist.