Aaron won the award as a student of faculty member Jonathan Bailey Holland. His winning composition, “wayward pine: sanctum / sawdust / ember / pitch,” was composed at VCFA under the guidance of Michael Early and John Mallia.
Listen here to as a performance of the piece recorded at VCFA. The ensemble includes Mary Rowell and Jennifer Choi on violin, Jessica Meyer on viola, and Ashley Bathgate on cello.
Photo by: Melissa Dispenza