Tu Quyen Hoang Tran received initial training at music conservatories in both Vietnam and in Paris where she studied at the École Normal de Musique de Paris. After moving to New York City, Tu Quyen earned her B.M and M.A. degrees in Piano Performance at Hunter College. She was the winner of the Piano Competition at Hunter College, which culminated in a performance as guest soloist with the Hunter College Orchestra. At the Julliard School of Music, Tu Quyen studied with Dr. Julie Jordan, while at the Mannes School of Music she trained under Inessa Zaretsky preparing to audition for an Advanced Music Performance Diploma.