Aaron Scott currently performs with The United States Army Band "Pershing's Own" in historic Fort Myer, Virginia. Since arriving to the band, Aaron has performed concerts, ceremonies, and master classes throughout the Washington D.C. metro area and across the United States at notable halls such as the Kennedy Center, The Academy of Music, and Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. In addition to the Concert Band, Aaron performs with The United States Army Clarinet Quintet. This ensemble includes five clarinetists ranging from bass clarinet to E-flat clarinet who arrange and perform new and standard literature for a variety of events and festivals.
Prior to his appointment to The United States Army Band "Pershing's Own", Aaron served as principal clarinet of the Warren Philharmonic Orchestra in Warren, Ohio and was previously the second/E-flat clarinet. Aaron also had the privilege of performing with The New World Symphony, Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Youngstown Symphony Orchestra.
As an active chamber musician, Aaron has also performed in a multitude of small ensembles and festivals throughout Europe and North America. Popular music festivals such as the American Institute of Musical Studies in Graz, Austria, the Opera Theatre and Music Festival of Lucca, Italy, Sarasota Music Festival in Florida, Brevard Music Center of North Carolina, and Hot Springs Music Festival of Arkansas are some of his favorites.
Aaron's prior faculty positions include clarinet instructor at the Stivers School for the Arts in Dayton, Ohio where he maintained a clarinet studio, grades 7th thru 12th, as well as faculty at Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp in Twin Lakes, Michigan.
Aaron is currently pursuing a Doctorate of Musical Arts at the University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) where he also obtained his Master of Music degree in clarinet performance. He earned his Bachelor of Music in clarinet performance and music education at Youngstown State University, Dana School of Music. Aaron's principal teachers include Robert Fitzer, Richard Hawkins, Steve Cohen, Richey Hawley, and Ronald Aufmann.
Adjunct Assistant Professor
D.M.A., University of Cinncinnati College, Conservatory of Music (In Progress)
M.M., University of Cincinnati College, Conservatory of Music
B.M., Youngstown State University, Dana School of Music