Thu Tran is a self-taught multi-instrumentalist (guitar, ukulele, banjo, piano, and harmonica) and songwriter. He graduated from San Francisco State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Arts and has been composing and performing original music for many years.
After graduating from San Francisco State in 2008, he relocated to Los Angeles to pursue music and acting. He is very involved in the performing arts community of Los Angeles, having performed with The Whitefire Theater Company, Shine LA Youth Theater, Here and Now Theater Company, and, most recently, the Rogue Artists Ensemble. He is also involved with Stop & Listen, LA, a non-profit organization focused on enriching the Los Angeles community through music.
He recently composed an original piece of music that was featured in the Rogue Artists Ensemble’s production “Hyperbole: Origins” that performed as a part of [Inside] the Ford’s 2010 season. His music will be featured in an upcoming independent short film titled “Meditations: Supper.” He regularly performs his original music with his partner and musical collaborator, Rachel Garcia, as a part of the musical duo Ampersand (www.ampersandband.com)