GAO Ming was born in September 9, 1941 in Jia county, Shaanxi province and passed away of illness on October 16, 2015 in Shaanxi. In 1959, he was selected to participate in the 4th Joint Performance of Folk Music and Dance of Shaanxi Province and got an honor prize of dizi performance. At the same year, he was appointed to the Shaanxi Province Orchestra as a performer. His maiden composition Morning on Grassland was broadcasted in celebration of the 10th National Day of China by the Central People’s Broadcasting Station. Since 1978, he has started to research the music of Tang dynasty and has composed some pieces in its style. In 1988, he was appointed to in charge of the Song and Dance Troupe of Shaanxi Province. He was appointed to be the national 1st class performer, and was a member of the Chinese Musicians’ Association, the vice-president of the Chinese Bamboo Flute Academic Society, the vice-president of the National Orchestral Society of Shaanxi Province. He is the officer in charge of the art committee of the Song and Dance Theatre of Shaanxi Province and the head of the performing group.