Location: California, USA
Composer Aaron Pike was raised in Caldwell, Idaho, where he pursued music at a young age. His first major work, “Omaha Beach” was premiered when he was 17. Since then he has had works performed at Rice University, The Brevard Music Center, San Francisco Conservatory of Music and Brigham Young University-Idaho. He was a featured composer at the 2008 New Music Festival at the University of Nebraska-Kearney, the winner of the 2009 Marion Richter American Music Composition Award through the National Federation of Music Clubs, Finalist for the 2010 and 2011 ASCAP Morton Gould Awards and winner of the 2010 Biannual Choral Competition at the San Francisco Conservatory. He is published by Santa Barbara Music Publishing.
He is currently pursuing his Master’s degree at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music where he studies with David Conte. Previous teachers include: Kevin Puts, Bob Aldridge and David Tcimpidis.