Born and raised in Labrador City, Aiden has been establishing himself as an emerging composer, trombonist, and educator for over ten years. He obtained a Bachelor of Music (Hon.) and a Bachelor of Music Education from Memorial University of Newfoundland; a Masters of Music in Composition from the University of Toronto; and is currently completing a PhD in Music Composition at Western University in London, Ontario.
His music has been described as having “…great delicacy with entrancing, impressionistic touches…”, Aiden has been fortunate to have been commissioned from numerous orchestras, ensembles, and soloists, and his music has been played throughout Canada, the U.S, the U.K, and Trinidad and Tobago.
Aiden focuses on incorporating various aspects of Newfoundland and Labrador culture into his music. This passion is driving him to create music that brings both the familiar and forgotten qualities of NL’s culture to the forefront.