Past Resident

Aaron Fried

Aaron Fried is a cellist, composer, and music instructor based in Northeast Ohio.  Recent professional appearances have included Cleveland’s Ohio Theater, Antioch College, Duke University, Dickinson College, Kent State University, Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, and a concert of trance music and lullabies at the Original Mattress Factory.  Aaron has performed with the FiveOne Experimental Orchestra, The Cleveland Opera, the Traverse Symphony Orchestra, Parallel 45 Theater, Boston Philharmonic, Earth and Air, and as a featured performer in the Juilliard Quartet Seminar, alongside violinist Joseph Lin of the Juilliard String Quartet.  As a composer, Aaron is in the midst of a year-long song/composition-a-day project.  As an instructor, Mr. Fried teaches a full studio and helped to launch Revolution of Hope, an exciting program in Boston offering free, conservatory-level music training to inner-city youth.