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Pianist Tristan Paradee, “His Strong playing showed more than grace and passion; it was thoughtful and intelligent, highlighting the orchestra’s muscle”.  (Culver City Observer). ​“Los Angeles proud with an outstanding performance at Disney Concert Hall!.”(Los Angeles Times).  Tristan gained international attention with his performances at the Gina Bachauer Competition where he played Schuman’s Piano concerto in a minor with the Utah Symphony Orchestra. In 2023 he debuted at the Royal Albert Hall as a gold medalist at the London International Virtuoso Piano competition and has been featured on NPR's "From The Top" National Classical Radio (2020) and the MPR Young Artists Today (Artist in residence 2021) and the Walt Disney Concert Hall. 

Tristan has performed concerti with the Pacific Symphony Orchestra, Utah symphony orchestra, Culver city Chamber Orchestra, World Artists Orchestra, Westside symphony Orchestra, Doctors symphony, Westwood Symphony ,Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra and many others. Some of his many Recital performances include Merkin Hall in New York City, The Union Club (New York City), Musee Matisse (France), Royal Academy of Music (London), Colburn Conservatory of Music (Los Angeles),Royce Hall (Los Angeles), Jacobs School of Music, Young Artists World Piano Festival and the International Liszt Society.


Competitions include Gold medals, first place and awards at the Gina Bachauer Young artists piano competition, Hilton Head Piano competition, Hastings competition, International Listz Competition, Odyssiad International Piano Competiiton, Brussels international Virtuoso Piano Competition, London Virtuoso Piano Competiton, Los Angeles Music Center’s “Spotlight” awards, Young Artists World Chopin Competition and the Young artists World Piano Competiiton.

At age 13, he was the Discovery prize winner for the Young Musicians Foundation and performed (with Misha Dichter) Saint-Seans "Carnival of the Animals" with the Debut orchestra at Royce Hall, UCLA. Conducted by Roger Kalia.

At age 10, Tristan won the Westside Music Foundation's Piano Concerto Competition and performed Mozart Piano Concerto No. 8 in C Major, K. 246, with the Los Angeles Doctors Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Ivan Shulman.​

Tristan began his studies with Maryanne Cummings, Hans Boepple and Dr. Paul Wirth where he went on to obtain his Bachelors degree at the Jacobs School of Music with a full scholarship studying under Roberto Plano.

Master Class studies include Rena Shereshevskaya, Anne Shein, Gabriela Montero, John Perry, Pavlina Dokovska, Nelita True, William Nabore, Max Levinson, and  Seymour Bernstein.


No. IV A Major BWV1055

No. 8 K246 C Major
No. 20 K466 D minor
No. 21 K467 C Major
No. 24 K491 C minor

No. 1 C Major Op. 15
No. 3 C minor Op. 37
No. 4 G Major Op. 58
No.5 E flat Major Op. 73 (Emperor)

No.1 E minor Op. 11

A minor

No. 3

A minor

No. 1 B flat minor Op. 23  

Carnival of the Animals

No.2 Op. 102


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