Tu Nguyen

Biography

Tu Nguyen is a Los Angeles-based composer and performer. He began studying classical sax at 14. After arriving at the University of California at Los Angeles, Tu began studying classical voice performance and the erhu and studied composition with Munir Beken. He performs regularly with the UCLA Music of China ensembles and the Santa Monica College Wind Ensemble. He has also performed new chamber music under pianist Gloria Cheng and choral music with conductor Donald Neuen. Tu sings with the Pacific Opera Project and Angeles Chorale and has performed under David Newman, Alexander Treger, and Gustavo Dudamel.

In 2011, he co-founded the Los Angeles Composers Collective whose goal is to present new music by young composers performed by young professional musicians.

Tu graduated Cum Laude from UCLA with a B.A. in Ethnomusicology with an Emphasis in Composition and Performance and a minor in Japanese Language.

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Tu Nguyen

Biography

Tu Nguyen is a Los Angeles-based composer and performer. He began studying classical sax at 14. After arriving at the University of California at Los Angeles, Tu began studying classical voice performance and the erhu and studied composition with Munir Beken. He performs regularly with the UCLA Music of China ensembles and the Santa Monica College Wind Ensemble. He has also performed new chamber music under pianist Gloria Cheng and choral music with conductor Donald Neuen. Tu sings with the Pacific Opera Project and Angeles Chorale and has performed under David Newman, Alexander Treger, and Gustavo Dudamel.

In 2011, he co-founded the Los Angeles Composers Collective whose goal is to present new music by young composers performed by young professional musicians.

Tu graduated Cum Laude from UCLA with a B.A. in Ethnomusicology with an Emphasis in Composition and Performance and a minor in Japanese Language.

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