Vietnamese American Composer Cuong Manh Nguyen
Violinist and composer Cuong Manh Nguyen/Nguyen Manh Cuong was born in Saigon, Vietnam.
He wrote music for many instruments including the piano, guitar and violin and managed to write his own lyrics for certain works.
Cuong Manh Nguyen studied privately with Pham Nghe who is one of the best violinists in South Vietnam in 1975 and was able to work with his own uncle Nguyen Chi Trung shortly after that. His music was performed by many famous musicians, vocalists, in shows and recitals. "Simplicity, elegance and clarity in sound form wonderful pieces of music and create a romantic and nostalgic atmosphere full of sublime art."
Currently, Cuong Manh Nguyen shares his compositions on his YouTube channel and the Broadjam website and has a successful collaboration in orchestral performance with the Ploesiti Philharmoinic Orchestra under the baton of maestro Samer Hatoum who orchestrated his composition Serenta for piano & string orchestra in the program The Stars of Tomorrow.
Cuong Manh Nguyen is based in Los Angeles ( United States of America ).
Serenata was premiered conducted by Samer Hatoum & piano solo performed by Ioana Lupascu.