Aaron Alter
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From: CA, United States

Genre: Classical, Alternative/Alt. Rock, Jazz

Aaron Alter is a composer from Carlsbad, California.  His new music, which he calls his "New Beginning" is an exploration of a new style and energy that defies categorization.    

A native of Chicago, Aaron Alter's musical background was a product of the rich musical life that he found growing up in the Windy City. Aaron received his Bachelor of Music degree from Northwestern University, where he studied piano with Frances Larimer and Gui Mombaerts, and composition with Lynden DeYoung and David Noon. He…

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  • Variations on Lo Lanu HaShem for 'cello and piano, performed by the Cracow Duo (Jan Kalinowski, 'cello and Marek Szlezer, piano)

  • Solar Rays for piano, violin and 'cello-performers are Amy Lee-piano, Ryan Shannon-violin and Christopher Homick-cello

  • Homage to Josquin for Two Flutes, Piano, Electric Bass and Drums -World Premiere at the Santa Fe Flute Immersion in Santa Fe, NM

  • Lo Lanu HaShem (Psalm 115) performed in concert by The New Mexico Bach Society Chorale and Players and The Santa Fe Women's Ensemble

  • Aaron Alter - Introspective Blues #1 for flute and harp - performers are Iwona Glinka, flute and Naomi Alter, harp

  • For Fred for violin and piano, performed by Sini Virtanen, violin and Eunmi Ko, piano at the 2018 USF New Music Festival

  • Vanilla, Chocolate and Strawberry - Composers Concordance CompCord Big Band Concert 03/28/2019 at The Bitter End in New York

  • Solar Rays-Big Band Version-World Premiere by the CompCord Big Band in New York

  • Together We Create and Sing! (inspired by the music of Franz Joseph Haydn) -performed by The New Mexico Bach Society

  • Toccata-Variations on a Theme by Charlie Parker, live performance by pianist Dr. Vania Pimentel

  • Piano Sonata (inspired by Beethoven) - West Coast Premiere by Susan Merdinger, Concert Pianist and Steinway Artist

  • Dark Minuet (Lost, but not Forgotten) for Brass Quintet, world premiere performance in New York,performed by The Manhattan Brass

Videos From Aaron Alter

  1. Lo Lanu Ha-Shem (Psalm 115)

  2. Homage to Josquin

  3. Introspective Blues #1 for flute and harp

  4. For Fred for violin and piano

  5. Solar Rays-CompCord Big Band

  6. Toccata-Variations on a Theme by Charlie Parker

  7. Together We Create and Sing (inspired by Haydn)

  8. Dark Minuet for Brass Quintet

  9. Vanilla, Chocolate & Strawberry-CompCord Big B…

  10. String Theory (please advance video to 44:00)

  11. Aaron Alter Interview-Weltklassik YouTube Channel

  12. Variations on Lo Lanu Ha-Shem (until 11:55)

  13. The First Day of Summer (until 8:10)

  14. Lo Lanu Ha-Shem (Psalm 115), West Coast Premiere
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Monday, September 06, 2021
Powerful and yet very controlled musical expression.