Aris Chalin


Aris Chalin is an international award winning jazz pianist and keyboardist at Community High School in Ann Arbor Michigan. He has played at several musical events both locally and abroad. Aris was a member of the Downbeat award-winning jazz combo So Fly Zone, the top band at the esteemed Community High Jazz Program. He has performed and played alongside many jazz musicians, such as Paul Finkbeiner, the Emmet Cohen Trio, and the Paul Keller Orchestra.

Aris frequently collaborates with other young musicians to make music. He recently performed at Ann Arbor's Art Fair with Clarence Collins and Company and The Johnson Quartet. He is based in Ann Arbor MI, and travels around Michigan to perform in different venues around the area. Last winter, he performed at the North American International Auto Show at COBO Center in Detroit.

Awards & Accomplishments

Two-time Pianist of Community High Jazz's Top Combo

2018 International Downbeat Magazine's "Best Youth Jazz Combo"

2018 Western Michigan Jazz Festival's Outstanding Combo

2018 Western Michigan Jazz Festival Honorable Mention as Soloist

Keyboardist of Clarence Collins & Company, The Jamal Harding Group, the Johnson Quartet and more

10 years of piano study