Tristen Chen, piano

Hometown: San Jose, California

Meet Tristen

Tristen performs on Show 428.

Tristen Chen (piano), 14, lives in San Jose, California and began piano studies at the age of five with Nagisa Ariza. Currently Tristen attends College Connection Academy and San Francisco Music Conservatory Pre- College, majoring in piano under Sandra Wright Shen. Tristen has received numerous top prizes from competitions, including first prize at the US Open Music Competition in solo and duo performance in 2022. He was selected as the outstanding performer of the Junior Bach Festival in 2019 and 2022. He was invited to perform at Carnegie Hall in 2018. Tristen enjoys composing, singing, and playing the guitar in his free time. He enjoys hosting piano parties, mixing music from classical to popular music.

Listen to Tristen

Show 428
Trois Etudes de Concert No. 2 La Leggierezza by Franz Liszt (1811-1886)