Minh-Trang Nguyen is a multi-instrumental artist from Vietnam, an award-winning performer of the 16-string đàn tranh (Vietnamese zither). In addition to her mastery of the đàn tranh and guzheng, she also uses đàn t’rưng (bamboo xylophone), đàn đá (lithophone), and many other instruments.
Minh-Trang comes from a family of musicians and has studied Vietnamese traditional instruments since she was 6. Then, she studied Vietnamese đàn tranh at the Vietnam National Academy of Music for 10 years. In 2008, Minh-Trang won the championship title in the Vietnam National Đàn Tranh Competition. During her Bachelor’s study from 2011 – 2016 at the Shanghai Conservatory of Music, China, her major was in guzheng performance. She completed her Master’s Degree in Ethnomusicology at the Haute Ecole de musique de Geneva in 2022. Currently, Minh-Trang is an independent musician who is active in Europe and especially in Switzerland, where she is based.
Haute école de musique de Genève, Switzerland
Shanghai Conservatory of Music, China
[2012 – 2016]
Bachelor, Guzheng performance
Vietnam National Academy of Music, Vietnam
[2000 – 2011]
Dan tranh and Traditional Music Performance
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