• Aaron Perrine

    Aaron Perrine

    Composer in Residence and Lecturer in Music

      250 Armstrong Hall

Biographical Sketch

Aaron Perrine, Assistant Professor of Music, teaches courses in music theory, music composition and music education. One of his compositions for wind ensemble, Pale Blue on Deep, won the prestigious 2013 American Bandmasters Association Sousa/Ostwald Award, and was performed by the University of South Carolina Wind Ensemble at the 80th Annual ABA Convention. Perrine’s chamber music has been performed at variety of conferences, including the 2014 NASA Biennial Conference and the 2012 World Saxophone Congress XVI.

Academic History

  • Ph.D. in composition, University of Iowa
  • M.Ed. in music, University of Minnesota
  • B.A. in trombone performance (K-12 teaching licensure), University of Minnesota, Morris


  • Music Theory IV-V
  • Composition Lessons
  • Sight Singing/Aural Skills
  • Music Education Seminar
  • Methods in Music Education