Based in Toronto, Filipino-American pianist Tristan Savella has been an active soloist and chamber musician in the United States, Canada, and Europe. Past engagements have included performances at Carnegie’s Weill Recital Hall in New York City and the Mirabell Palace in Salzburg, Austria. In 2013, his Piano Trio was chosen to represent the Eastman School of Music as part of “The Conservatory Project”, sponsored by the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C.. Tristan is an alumnus of the Interlochen Arts Academy, the Eastman School of Music (B.M. Applied Music), the Universität Mozarteum (M.A. Klaviersolistenausbildung), and The Glenn Gould School (Artist Diploma). His principal teachers have included TJ Lymenstull, George Kern, John O’Conor and the late Nelita True. Furthermore, Tristan is the recipient of multiple prizes at various competitions, including third place at the Concours Flame in Paris, first place at the Bradshaw and Buono International Piano Competition in New York City, as well as third place at The Glenn Gould School Chamber Music Competition (alongside cellist, Kimberly Jeong). He is currently in the Doctorate of Musical Arts Program at the University of Toronto, where he studied with the late Marietta Orlov, and currently studies with Jamie Parker and Lydia Wong.