As featured on NPR's "From The Top" National Classical Radio, Tristan Paradee, a native of los Angeles, is a 2016 finalist and one of the 5 winners of the Gina Bachauer International Piano competition where he played the Schumann piano concerto with the Utah symphony orchestra at Abravanel Hall, conducted by Rei Hotoda.

A 2019  1st place winner of the Music Center Spot light awards he had his debut at Walt Disney Concert Hall.

He was a gold medal prize winner of the Los Angeles International Liszt competition with an added prize of overall best Transcendental Etude of all categories.

He’s been a  gold medal winner of the Young Artists World Chopin Competition and Young Artists World Piano Concerto competition 2018,2016,2013 and played the concerti of Mozart No.20 K466, Schumann a minor and Beethoven no.5 (Emperor) with the festival orchestra conducted by Marlene Pauley.

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.

Other recent performances with orchestra include Saint Seans with The Pacific Symphony Orchestra,  Bach Concerto in A Major with the Culver City Chamber Orchestra,  Mozart Piano Concerto no. 24 in c minor with the Brentwood-Westwood Symphony, and the Schumann Piano Concerto with the Culver City Symphony Orchestra.

Tristan currently studies under Professor Roberto Plano at Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University.

His previous private and master Class studies include: Professor Hans Boepple, Maryann Cummins, Dr Paul Wirth, Anne Shein,Gabriela Montero, John Perry, Pavlina Dokovska, Alexander Braginsky, Nelita True, William Nabore, Max Levinson, Elizabeth Wolf and Seymour Bernstein.