Aden has been teaching trombone and voice for 8 years, and beginner guitar and piano for 2 years.
M.M. Trombone Performance, Manhattan School of Music ‘16.
B.M. Trombone Performance, Voice secondary, Eastman School of Music ‘14.
Aden B. is a New York City-based musician and educator. He received his Masters Degree in trombone performance at Manhattan School of Music studying under Per Brevig and received his Bachelors Degree in trombone performance from the Eastman School of Music where he studied with John Marcellus. Aden performs regularly with several chamber orchestras, ensembles and opera companies in the NYC-area, including New Rochelle Opera, Cayuga Chamber Orchestra (Ithaca, NY), Loft Opera, New Amsterdam Opera, Washington Heights Chamber Orchestra and Manhattan Symphonie. He received the John Clark Music Award for excellence in brass performance upon graduating MSM, and received a Performer’s Certificate for outstanding performance from ESM.
As an educator, Aden currently teaches trombone, voice, guitar and piano throughout NYC. He has served as the Program Director for the Empire State Youth Orchestra’s Winds and Brass Program in Upstate New York and he taught at NYSSSA’s School of Orchestral Studies, where he coached brass ensembles and taught ear-training.
In addition to trombone, Aden studied voice at Eastman and was an active member and President of the University of Rochester YellowJackets, the university’s premier all-male a cappella group. The YJs developed an outreach program at Rochester’s School 58 during his tenure in the group, and led countless workshops in the greater Rochester area, the US, and abroad. Aden travelled to Kenya with the YJs for a cultural and musical exchange with a children’s choir and local musicians and appeared on season three of NBC’s The Sing-Off.
Fun fact–In the summers, Aden takes to the seas and works aboard the historic sailing vessel, Ventura, as a First Mate located in Battery City.