Alan is a talented international pianist, entertainer, composer, and motivational speaker with a passion for the arts. He has performed concerts in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Spain, France, Ireland, Morocco, Mexico, Canada, the Faroe Islands, the Cayman Islands, and throughout the U.S in over 40 states.
In addition to performing live, Alan has spent much of his time arranging and composing music as a recording artist. He attributes his talents to God and to his Grandmother who saw a gift in him and began teaching him piano at age nine. After studying privately with a concert pianist at age 13 and also at St. Petersburg College and the University of South Florida, he went on to graduate in 2007 with a Bachelor of Music in piano performance from the Moody Bible Institute in Chicago.
Alan has been invited to perform at venues such as the Instituto de Bellas Artes of Chihuahua, Mexico, The trump towers in Chicago, Bill Gaither’s Fall Family Festival in Indiana, the Maranatha Bible Conference in Michigan, Tourette Syndrome Association Conferences in Washington D.C and Canada, Moody’s Founder’s Week in Chicago, and the Crystal Cathedral in California. He has accompanied known gospel musicians and singers internationally as well having performed over 2000 shows during the last 20 years in concert halls, theaters, conferences, private events, cruises, restaurants, and churches.
In 2015 he conducted a bicycle charity tour by riding 3000 miles across the United States for Kids Alive International. Performing piano concerts along the way. He’s currently writing a book about that life changing journey.
Alan is also a capable actor, comedian, model, writer, athlete, dancer, and gymnast who incorporates these skills in his performances as well as freelance. Other hobbies he enjoys are horseback riding, photography and the outdoors. He takes his St. Bernard everywhere he gets the chance.
After overcoming a childhood of difficult health challenges that almost took his life, Alan is now blessed to live life to the fullest and is thankful to be able to give back to humanity by using his gifts to bring joy to all those around him.
“I believe music can heal, encourage, and inspire others and I count it a privilege to be able to combine my love for humor and several styles of music to do just that.”
-Alan Curtis Tripp