SSG Aaron Ludwig
Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Joined the Band: 2016
Ensemble: The U.S. Army Strings
Bachelor's Degree: University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music
Master's Degree: University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music
Doctorate or Performance Certificate: University of Miami
From St. Louis Missouri, SSG Aaron Ludwig’s varied career includes performing chamber and orchestral music with some of the world’s leading musicians. As a fellow of the New World Symphony, Ludwig performed as principal cellist of the orchestra with conductors including Michael Tilson Thomas, Stéphane Denève and Osmo Vänskä. For the Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra, Ludwig served as principal cellist for the 75th anniversary performance of Mahler's Eighth Symphony, conducted by Boston Symphony's Andris Nelsons. As a chamber musician, Ludwig co-founded Trio Lunaire, a piano trio that performed and competed internationally including ARD Munich's Piano Trio Competition in Germany. He also performed Beethoven's "Archduke Piano Trio" with Yefim Bronfman.Before joining the Army Strings, Ludwig had a unique position with the Arkansas Symphony and Rockefeller String Quartet that involved performances at schools and performance spaces all around the state of Arkansas. While living in Arkansas, Ludwig was an Instructor at Hendrix College.