Thu Le, Guitar Virtuoso in Concert

May 14, 2022, 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm
First United Methodist Church
24 N 5th St
San Jose, CA 95112, USA
  Jerry Snyder, Artistic Director

First United Methodist Church

24 N 5th St
San Jose, CA 95112, USA

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Photo of Thu Le playing classical guitar

Thu Le is an international award winning classical guitarist and certified guitar teacher.

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.

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.

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, Marcin Dylla, Denis Azabagic, Judicael Perroi and Gabriel Bianco.

Her passion for guitar has seen her perform solo as well as hosting a series of successful master classes across several continents including North America , UK and Europe, the Middle East and Asia. And of course, she stays close to her cultural roots performing regularly in Vietnam, the beloved country of her birth.

In 2018 she performed and held master classes at the prestigious Guitar Federation of America (GFA) convention held in Louisville, USA. In addition she was a performing artist and jury member at the 2018 Alma Hanoi International Guitar Festival. Thu also performs regularly at the famous Joaquin Rodrigo Guitar Festival in Spain and the renowned International Guitar Festival in Kolkata, India.

Besides her solo career she also collaborates and performs with orchestras, string quartets, vocalists, violinists, flutists and in guitar duos.