Aaron Ney is a first-year Trumpet Fellow with the New World Symphony. Prior to joining NWS, Aaron primarily performed with Miami City Ballet’s Opus One Orchestra under Gary Sheldon and has also performed with the Sarasota Orchestra and Vero Beach Opera. He has attended the Aspen Music Festival and School during the 2015 and 2017 seasons where he received a fellowship in the Conducting Academy, studying with Raymond Mase, Thomas Hooten, Karin Bliznik, Kevin Cobb, and Louis Hanzlik.
Originally from Danielson, Connecticut, Aaron received his Bachelor of Music Degree from the University of Texas at Austin where he studied with Ray Sasaki. While in Austin, he enjoyed teaching middle school and high school students, performing with several brass quintets, and touring the world with the UT Wind Ensemble under the direction of Jerry Junkin. Aaron completed his Master of Music Degree and Artist Diploma at the University of Miami in 2017 and 2018 respectively. At UM, Aaron studied under the tutelage of Craig Morris in addition to serving as a Teaching Assistant. While at the University of Miami, he performed frequently with the Henry Mancini Institute in exciting concerts including Raiders of the Lost Ark Live! and House of Cards in Concert.
Outside of trumpet, Aaron loves to smoke barbeque, brew beer, and is an avid college football fan.