Thu Le is an International award winning classical guitarist and one of the world’s leading female proponents of her art. The Hanoi born guitarist is currently living in Bahrain.She brings to her mesmerizing performances a unique blend of passion, colour and personality which perfectly compliment her undoubted musicality and technical prowess.
Her love affair with the guitar began at the age of four thanks to her father, Le Hanh. At the age of five she gave her first public performance in Vietnam under his tutorship.
Thereafter her relationship with her guitar blossomed and her journey continued at a relentless pace. She passed the entrance examination for the National Conservatory of Music, Hanoi at the age of only seven, making her the youngest ever student to be admitted to this prestigious establishment. Her teachers included Nguyen Hai Thoai, Vu Bao Lam, Nguyen Nhu Dung and Nguyen Quoc Vuong.
To further enhance and develop her talent, she took master classes with world renowned guitarists such as Manuel Barrueco, Nikita Koshkin, Hubert Kaeppel, Pavel Steidle, Thomas Offermann, Denis Azabagic, Judicael Perroy…
Thu Le’s passion for guitar has seen her perform in many countries, like Italy, France, England, Austria, Germany, Spain, Bulgaria, Romania, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, India, Nepal, Turkey, USA, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain etc.
In 2018 she was selected to perform and hold master classes at the prestigious Guitar Federation of America convention held in Louisville, USA. Thu Le is a jury member and gives master classes and performances at many international guitar competitions and festivals.
Besides her solo career she also collaborates and performs with orchestras, string quartets, vocalists, violinists and flutists.
Currently Thu Le is also performing internationally in a guitar duo with Italian guitarist Lorenzo Bernardi.
Vietnamese Young Guitar Talents
Vietnamese Songs arranged for Classical Guitar
Classical Guitar Recital
Back in Time
- National Conservatory of Music, Hanoi from 2002 to 2004 (Music Training Centre)
- Yamaha Music Foundation, Hanoi from 2002 to 2009.
- Bridge Music Academy, New Delhi, Head of Guitar Department, January 2010 to June 2012
- Institute of Music Dynamics, Gurgaon, New Delhi, August 2011 to May 2014
- Certificate of Excellence’ in music teaching from Trinity College London, 2013
- Saudi Arabia, May 2014 to 2016
- Bahrain August, 2016 to present
- Classical Guitar