The Spartans Drum and Bugle Corps announce today, October 11, 2018, the addition of Aaron Goldberg to the position of Brass Arranger. A native of Boston, Aaron Goldberg holds a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education from University of Massachusetts Lowell and a Master’s degree in Music Performance from Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University. He currently directs the Boston University Marching Band, Pep Band, Big Band I, and Commencement Brass Ensemble, and oversees the Scarlet Band, Marching Percussion Ensemble, Winter Guard, and the nationally-recognized collegiate band fraternity & sorority chapters on campus (Kappa Kappa Psi and Tau Beta Sigma). He additionally teaches “Marching Band Pedagogy” in the Music Education Department.
Aaron was a cast member of the Tony and Emmy Award-winning Broadway show “Blast” on its 2005-2006 United States tour performing on euphonium, baritone, trombone, percussion, and voice. He has been involved in the drum & bugle corps activity for almost twenty years, starting as a performing member of the Crossmen Drum & Bugle Corps in 1998 and was later the featured baritone soloist in 2000 and 2001. He served on the Crossmen brass staff from 2002-2010 and has also taught the horn lines of the Blue Stars, Boston Crusaders, 7th Regiment, Connecticut Hurricanes, Jersey Surf, and Troopers Drum & Bugle Corps.
Aaron has composed original music for a variety of commercial sources and documentaries, and has arranged music for drum corps, high school and college marching bands, and he is the current winds arranger for the Boston University Athletic Bands.