Sundance 2021 Composer Spotlight: SonX


Film: The Unseen River


Born into a family with many generations dedicated to traditional art, Nguyen Xuan Son studied traditional music and percussion from an early age under the guidance of the last masters of traditional Vietnamese art, such as Bui Trong Dang, Nguyen Dac Han, Do Tung. He graduated with a Bachelor's degree at the Hanoi Academy of Theatre and Cinema.

SonX has a profound background and knowledge about traditional Vietnamese art. Constantly asking questions about social and personal issues in the past, present and also future, he looks for answers through his music.

ASCAP Composer Spotlight @ Sundance 2021

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