Born in Hanoi, Vietnam, Quynh Nguyen was admitted to the Hanoi Conservatory of Music at the age of six. She performed her first recital when she was eight years old and had her orchestral premiere at age eleven, performing Mozart's Piano Concerto in D Minor, K. 466. In the same year, she performed a recital in Moscow. At age thirteen, she received a scholarship to study piano performance at the Gnessin Institute in Moscow.
Ms. Nguyen is a graduate of The Juilliard School and Mannes College of Music, New York, NY, where she received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in piano performance. She earned her Doctor of Musical Arts degree at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. She is the recipient of several highly prestigious scholarships and awards, including the United States Presidential Academic Award, the Los Angeles Maestro Foundation Award, and a Fulbright Fellowship to study music in Paris, France.
Ms. Nguyen currently serves on the faculty of Hunter College and the International Keyboard Institute and Festival at Mannes College of Music in New York City.