Aaron Lington

Aaron Lington
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Grammy Award-winning baritone saxophonist and composer Aaron Joseph Lington (b. 1974) received his BM in music education from the University of Houston, Moores School of Music, and both his MM in jazz studies and DMA in saxophone performance from the University of North Texas where he studied with James Riggs. His performing and compositional credits include collaborations with the University of North Texas One O’clock Lab Band, the San Francisco Symphony, Maynard Ferguson, the BBC

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ARTIST LAUREATE AWARD INFO

What do you do now? Has your art evolved or changed?

Receiving the Laureate was a great honor to be included amongst the incredible artists who have received it in the past.

What is one piece of advice you would give to an emerging artist?

I am still pursuing the same art I always have: playing saxophone (jazz and classical styles) and composing. Over the past 5-6 years it seems I have been doing more and more composing. The balance of performing to composing has been shifting a bit.

Briefly, how would you describe the state of the arts locally, as well as national and beyond?

Tenacity is the key.

Shifting. Recreating. Exciting. Inspiring.

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Award Year(s): 2015
Laureate Award Category: Off Stage (Composer)

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