Tristan Yang


Pianist Tristan Yang is a sophomore in Kirkland House concentrating in math and computer science. He is a current student of Stephen Drury and formerly studied piano with John McCarthy and composition with David Conte at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. He won second prize in the concerto division of the Virginia Waring International Piano Competition, where he performed with members of the Pacific Symphony, and has also been a prizewinner at the Ross McKee, Zeiter, MTAC VOCE, and Pacific Musical Society Competitions. He was a Young Performer at the Music@Menlo Chamber Music Festival and has also played keyboard for the San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra and the Oakland Symphony Youth Orchestra. As a composer, he attended the European American Musical Alliance Institute in Paris and was a National YoungArts winner. At Harvard he is the keyboardist for the Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra.