Born in Lebanon on 2 April 1974, Ziad Kreidy, musicologist and pianist, started his piano studies at the Kaslik School of music.
 
First prize winner in 1991 of the 5th Lebanese National Contest, "Jeunessses Musicales du Liban", the French government offered him a grant to pursue his studies in Paris. In France he received numerous awards and prizes: laureate of the SACEM, Ph.D in musicology, First Prizes in orchestration, musical analysis and organology at the Conservatoire Supérieur de Paris - CNR, First Prize at the Central Competition of the City of Paris, First Prizes in piano, chamber music, musical analysis and musical theory in other national conservatories.

His carreer led him to perform in France, Germany, Denmark, Norway, USA, Mexico, and Lebanon: in Paris at the French Senate within the context of the Francophony Summit held, in Beirut (2002), the "Hôtel de Coulanges", the "Carrousel du Louvre", the "Sainte-Chapelle", the "Festival des Musiques du Coeur au Marais", the "Festival Les Saveurs Musicales", the "Festival Pianissime", at the Foro de Coyoacán and the National Center for the Arts in Mexico, at the Off Byblos Festival, the Grand Sérail of Beirut, the Al Bustan International Festival, at Gammel Holte Kirke, at Ål kulturhus, at Temple University in Philadelphia, etc.

Several radio and television stations have recorded Kreidy’s concerts. Among his musical partners are the Netherlands Wind Ensemble, the Mexico Quatuor, the Camerata St-Louis, Bernard Bessonne, Priscille Lachat-Sarrete, Claire Levacher, etc. 
 
He has taught at the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK), at Université Bordeaux 3 and at Université de Franche-Comté. At present, he is Professor at the Conservatoire à Rayonnement Départemental of Ville d’Avray (analysis, research, composition). He is also the author of Takemitsu. À l’écoute de l’inaudible (L'Harmattan-2009), awarded a « Coup de Cœur Musique Contemporaine 2010 » from the Charles Cros Academy, and of  Les avatars du piano (Beauchesne-2012).
 
Since 2010, he records for the LdN label, always in concert and with natural sound recording. His last CD with the first four opuses of the Lyric Pieces of Grieg on an upright piano Erard from 1867 was warmly welcomed by the press who praises his originality (Ziad Kreidy offers not only an absolutely brilliant keyboard lesson, but also one of those rare moments of full happiness that henceforth the so commercial record world reveals sparinglyStéphane Houssier - Appogiature ; this CD is like a little alien… an outstanding approach, Gérard Pangon - Musikzen ; It is in many ways a discovery, Péché de classique ; With a great narrative liberty, the introverted, modest, and often ideally nuanced skill… A technical and digital challenge overcomed in a masterly manner, Ernst Van Bek - Classiquenews).