Aaron is a freelance bass trombonist, teaching and performing in the Metro-Detroit area. Aaron is currently a masters student in bass trombone at the University of Michigan, under the tutelage of Professor David Jackson. Previous to his appointment at U of M, Aaron completed his undergraduate study at Western Michigan University, studying with Dr. Steve Wolfinbarger. While enrolled in his degree programs, Aaron has enjoyed a plethora of musical experiences, both educational and professional, ranging from trombone ensembles to regional orchestras- on bass trombone as well as the other low brass instruments. Aaron has a strong pedagogical background, inherited from his teachers, and from copious amounts of research on low brass playing and teaching.