luong hue trinh is a musician and composer of experimental and electroacoustic music. she graduated with honors in jazz keyboard at the vietnam national academy of music. although she began her studies in jazz, trinh began to work in electroacoustic music in 2010 and it became her main focus. since then she has been guided and inspired by the vietnamese percussionist and composer SonX. she participates in domdom – the experimental music hub in hanoi. since 2015 she has been studying with prof. dr. georg hajdu at the hamburg university of music and theater where her efforts are funded by the daad scholarship for multimedia composition studies.
her first album, illusions, contains two pieces that trinh created in 2016. they are both constructed with field recordings she made in central and southern vietnam. machine sounds. tai tu. evocations of homesickness and family. electronic sounds. huong river shanty. buddhist chant music in huế.
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