Le Tuan Hung


Le Tuan Hung is a composer, performer and author. He is a multi-instrumentalist with a strong background in Vietnamese traditional music and Western classical music.  Since the late 1980s he has been active in creating acoustic and electro-acoustic compositions which transcends the cultural borders between East and West. His works have been created for a wide range of instruments, ensembles and media, and were released on Move and NMA labels. He is also the author of various publications on Vietnamese performing arts and is regarded as an expert in Vietnamese musicology. Apart from being trained as a traditional musician in the Vietnamese tradition, he also had a Bachelor of Music from the University of Melbourne and a PhD in Music from Monash University.


In recent years, his compositions have been presented at various national and international events and venues such as ICMC (International Computer Music Conference), New York ; 404 International Festival of Electronic Art, Rosario, Argentina ; Officyna Art Space, PI Performance & Intermedia Festival, Szczecin, Swinoujscie, Poland ; LOOP Videoart Festival, Barcelona, Spain ; Le Printemps Musical d’Annecy ; Kulturkiosken, Gavle, Sweden ; Galapagos Art Space, New York City ; 13th Canariamediafest Gran Canaria, Spain ; NewMediaFest ; Third Digital Art Festival, Rosario, Argentina ; FONLAD Digital Art Festival Coimbra, Portugal ; Know Future Festival, Rome, Italy ; Collective: Unconscious, New York ; Biennale of Video & New Media Santiago, Chile ; 1st International Exhibit of Digital Art-Orilla’04, Museum of Contemporary Art, Foro Universitario Santa Fe, Argentina ; George Enesco Concert Hall of the National University of Music Bucharest, Romania ; SALT Gallery, New York City ; International Electro-acoustic Festival, Brooklyn, New York ; The 4th Annual Kentucky New Music Festival, Lexington, Kentucky ; EMM Festival, Lewis University, Romeoville, Illinois ; Instituto Universitario Nacional del Arte, Buenos Aires, Argentina ; Fifth Annual North Carolina Computer Music Festival, North Carolina ; Center for Experimental Music & Intermedia, Oscar Peterson Concert Hall, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec ; Wired for Sound V Electroacoustic Music, Cambridge, Massachusetts ; Art Is Not Mute (Ersta Konsthall Sound Archive) at the Institute of Contemporary Art – Dunaújváros, Hungary ; FILE (Electronic Language International Festival) São Paulo, Brazil ; MACRO – Contemporary Art Museum, Rosario, Argentina ; Museum of Contemporary Art in Santa Fe, Argentina ;  Casoria Contemporary Art Museum, Naples, Italy ; Groundworks – Environmental Collaboration in Contemporary Art at Regina Gouger Miller Gallery, Pittsburg ; IMPACT’SA 05, the event series in Argentina, Chile, Brazil and Uruguay ; IMPACT’ME’05 project at the CAVE Gallery, International Center of Bethlehem ; Oz Asia Festival, Adelaide ; Biennale for Electronic Art, Perth.

Lê Tuấn Hùng là nhà soạn nhạc và nghiên cứu âm nhạc chuyên về các truyền thống âm nhạc Việt Nam và nhạc đương đại. Anh sử dụng nhiều nhạc khí Ðông Tây và đã trình tấu tại nhiều nước Âu Châu, Mỹ Châu, Á Châu, Úc Châu và Châu Ðại Dương trong 20 năm qua. Các sáng tác của anh soạn cho nhiều nhạc khí Ðông Tây đã được công diễn tại các lễ hội âm nhạc quốc tế và được phát hành trong các CD của Move Records và NMA. Anh cũng là tác giả của nhiều công trình nghiên cứu về âm nhạc truyền thống Việt Nam. Tiểu sử, hoạt động, và tác phẩm của anh được ghi nhận trong các từ điển âm nhạc như Oxford Companion to Australian Music, Currency Companion to Music and Dance in Australia, International Who’s Who in Music (Classical and Light Classical, 17th edition) và International Who’s Who in Classical Music (18th-20th editions).

 

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