(b. 1 January 1975, Hanoi).
Vietnamese composer of mostly chamber works that have been performed in Asia; she is also active as a popular musician.
Ms. Ta studied piano with Thai Thi Sam at the Elementary and Secondary School of Music in Hanoi from 1983–90 and composition with Trong Dai at the High School for Composers in Hanoi from 1991–95. She then studied composition with Dam Linh and solfège with Giang Minh Thuc, among other subjects, at the Vietnam National Academy of Music in Hanoi from 1995–99.
As a popular musician, she founded the band 5 Dòng Ke in Hanoi in 1999 and later worked as its pianist and songwriter.
She is also active in other positions. She worked as an announcer for Vietnamese Radio in Hanoi in 2000 and CD editor for the Vietnamese Music Publishing House in Hanoi in 2001.
She has taught music history, music theory and other subjects at the Stage and Film University in Hanoi since 2002.
In addition to the works listed below, Ms. Ta has composed many popular songs and has made numerous arrangements of traditional music from Vietnam.
SELECT LIST OF WORKS
Dong Xa (symphony), 1999
Duo No. 1, violin, piano, 1993
Trio No. 1, violin, cello, piano, 1995
Trio No. 2, violin, cello, piano, 1995
String Quartet, 1996
Goi mua – Calling for Rain, string quartet, 1998
Three Études, 1992
Romance No. 1, 1992
Romance No. 2, 1995