Aaron Linde is a clarinet performer and teacher currently residing in Denton, Texas. Originally from Billings, Montana, Aaron has earned a BM degree in Music Performance from St Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, and a MM degree in Clarinet Performance from the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas.
In his time at St Olaf College, Aaron performed in the St Olaf Band, the St Olaf Orchestra, and the St Olaf Jazz Bands. In these ensembles, Aaron was able to perform in eleven states, Australia, New Zealand, and Norway, and in venues such as Carnegie Hall, the Oslo Opera House, and the Sydney Conservatorium. Aaron was also a featured soloist with the St Olaf Band on the 2020 Winter Tour in California.
In his time at UNT, Aaron performed in the UNT Wind Symphony and UNT Symphony Orchestra, where Aaron recorded on the UNT WInd Symphony's final albums for GIA Publishing (Respair and Closure). Aaron also performed bass clarinet in the Four Corners Quartet which performed in the DFW area and won first prize in UNT's 2022 George Papich Chamber Competition.
Since graduating from UNT, Aaron has been teaching lessons at Rodriguez Middle School, Navo Middle School, and Braswell High School. He has also performed with ensembles such as the Longview Symphony Orchestra, the Marshall Symphony Orchestra, and the New Texas Sinfonia.
Outside of his time playing clarinet, Aaron enjoys cooking, playing video games, and going to the gym.
Bachelors of Music (BM) in Music Performance - Clarinet, St Olaf College, Class of 2020
Masters of Music (MM) in Music Performance - Clarinet, University of North Texas, Class of 2022