Biography: Aaron Mossburg

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAAaron Mossburg, violist, is originally from rural Indiana and completed his undergraduate studies at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music under the tutelage of Peter Slowik.  Aaron is currently pursuing his masters degree at the Cleveland Institute of Music where he studies with Robert Vernon, principal violist of the Cleveland Orchestra.  Aaron has attended music festivals across the world, including The Perlman Music Program (New York), Verbier Festival (Switzerland), Pacific Music Festival (Japan), Kneisel Hall (Maine), and the Sarasota Music Festival (Florida).

In November of 2011, Aaron gave his solo debut in Carnegie Hall where he was invited and sponsored by the Netherlands American Community Trust. Other solo appearances include concertos with the Indianapolis Symphony and Fort Wayne Philharmonic. Spring of 2012, Aaron was selected to be the “Featured Young Artist” of the Music from the Western Reserve performance series in Hudson, Ohio. In addition, he has received top honors in the American String Teachers Association’s National Solo Competition in New York City and the Ohio Viola Society Solo Competition.

Aaron is currently principal viola of both the Akron Symphony and Canton Symphony, as well as a substitute in The Cleveland Orchestra, Minnesota Orchestra, and the Indianapolis Symphony.