Multi-dimensional, award-winning composer and performer Aaron Gage creates music that connects with people on an emotional, cerebral, and spiritual level. Whether through his compositions or his performances, he uses his musical abilities to embrace the humanity in music.
Aaron has been composing music for most of his life. He has had numerous performances of works with an eclectic palate for different sounds and instrumentations. Whether it is a somber and melancholy string piece or a frightening, eccentric work for large orchestra, there is no limit to the type of sounds he is able to create.
With over 20 years of experience learning a wide variety of instruments, including voice, piano, cello, violin, and guitar, Aaron frequently performs at large and small venues using his loop station. In 2015, he received international recognition after a video of him performing "Over the Rainbow" went viral, racking in over 100,000+ views in the first few days of posting. In 2011, he was the featured solo singer at Camden Yards for an Orioles vs Red Sox playoff game with an attendance of over 25,000 people. His diverse performance experience informs his compositional style and brings a greater variety to his writing.
In addition to performing, Aaron is a prolific composer of classical and contemporary music. He has composed music for numerous commercials, corporate videos, and documentaries which have aired on National Geographic, HDTV, ESPN, HGTV, and MSNBC. He has had classical compositions performed internationally.
Aaron completed his studies of Music Composition at the Peabody Conservatory of Johns Hopkins University, pursuing a Masters degree under the direction of composer Kevin Puts. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Berklee College of Music in 2012 with a Bachelor degree in Music Composition. At Berklee, Aaron also studied contemporary music along with electronic production and film scoring and was the winner of the Berklee Symphony Orchestra Composition Competition in 2012.
Currently, Aaron is a chorus and music teacher with Montgomery County Public Schools in Maryland. Aaron is available for private and public events. Please refer to the Contact page of this site to request a booking and commission requests.
"Gage's performances begins with some fantastic cello, before he stretches his lungs and belts out some seriously excellent vocals."
-The Daily Dot