Aidan Pasquale

2019 Round Top Music Festival

Double Bass
Rye, New York
Eastman School of Music
Studied with Sue Fleishaker and Peter Seidenberg in New York 2010-2018. Performed as 1st Chair Bass and as a soloist in the Rye High School Orchestra and performed with the RHS Chamber Orchestra, and Pit Orchestra. Selected over multiple years to the NYSSMA Elementary and Intermediate All-County Orchestras, the Area All-State Orchestra (including Principal Bass, 2016), and the NY All-State Symphony Orchestra. In 2016 received the WCSMA Milton A. Williams Scholarship for Summer Music Study. In June of 2017, invited to attend the International Society of Bassists Conference in their Young Artist’s program. Attended the 2017 Young Artists Summer Fest Program at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, studying with Harold Robinson, among others. Currently attends Eastman School of Music as a freshman, receiving a Deans Performance Scholarship (the highest award given to auditioning students.) Played both Principal and Assistance Principal of ESSO this year, and Assistance Principal in upper rotation orchestra Philharmonia during the spring opera Don Giovanni. Currently studies with Professor James VanDemark at Eastman.