Tristan is a passionate music educator currently majoring in Music Education at Portland State University's Honors Program. Their musical journey has taken them through a kaleidoscope of genres, including rock, metal, hip-hop, EDM, blues, jazz, reggae, ska, punk, country, bluegrass, classical, soul, and R&B. Tristan has been in various choirs from the age of 12, picked up the guitar at 15, and now, over 20 years later, wants to share his devotion to the craft. Tristan has graced the stages of Portland's diverse music scene, performing at iconic venues like The Good Foot, Ash Street Saloon, and the Hawthorne Theater. These experiences have not only polished their musical skills, but also deepened their appreciation for the power of music. For Tristan, music is all about joy. Whether you're a complete beginner or a seasoned player, their mission as an educator is to make music both enjoyable and fulfilling. Tristan's teaching approach fosters a positive and creative environment where students can explore their musical talents and develop a lifelong love for the art. If you're seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic music teacher who believes in the transformative power of music across genres, Tristan is here to guide you on your musical journey. Whether it's guitar, bass, percussion, ukulele, or vocals, let's explore the wonderful world of music together!