Tristan holds a Bachelor of Music from the Queensland Conservatorium, where he studied with Ms Michele Walsh, a Graduate Certificate in Music (Orchestral) and a Graduate Diploma of Professional Music Practice from the University of Tasmania, where he studied with Professor Jun Yi Ma and Mr Jeremy Williams.
In 2011, Tristan became a strings teacher at Inna Kogan’s Music School, Brisbane, and in 2012 taught at St Michael’s Collegiate School in Hobart and in 2013 with the Strings Alive! Junior Music Program at the University of Tasmania.
As an orchestral violinist, Tristan has performed with Australian groups such as the Queensland Symphony Orchestra, the Sydney Sinfonia, the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, as well as with the Queensland Youth Orchestra, the Australian Youth Orchestra, the Macquarie Philharmonia, the Australian International Symphony Orchestra Institute and the Tasmanian Discovery Orchestra.
In 2013, Tristan was selected to perform with the Britten-Pears Orchestra in a project that recorded and performed Benjamin Britten’s Peter Grimes at the Aldeburgh Festival in the United Kingdom. He now is a member of the Oklahoma City Philharmonic and a Graduate Assistant at the University of Oklahoma, studying with Dr. Gregory Lee.