Lecturer, Flute Wind & Percussion Division
B.M., Eastman School of Music
Aaron Goldman joined the National Symphony Orchestra as Assistant Principal Flute in September 2006 and will be Acting Principal beginning September, 2012. Prior to joining the NSO, he was Principal Flute of the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra. He has performed as guest principal with the Baltimore Symphony and has participated in the Arizona MusicFest, Central City Opera, Chautauqua Symphony, and Grant Park Music Festivals.
An active performer and chamber musician, Mr. Goldman has been featured soloist with the Virginia Chamber Orchestra, Orlando Philharmonic, Woodbridge Flute Choir, Chamber Orchestra of Florida, and has been featured at National Flute Associationʼs annual conventions. He has also performed with the Eclipse Chamber Orchestra, the National Chamber Players, the 21st Century Consort, and participates in many educational programs with the NSO, including performances in the Family and Terrace Theaters. He has given lectures at the Smithsonian Institution such as “The Magical Flute” and “Math and Music: Closer than you think” alongside NSO cellist Yvonne Caruthers. Additionally, he gives master classes and performances at universities and flute festivals.
Beginning in November 2012, Mr. Goldman will begin a three year term on the Board of the National Flute Association and currently serves as Vice President of the Flute Society of Washington through which he founded and conducts DCFlutes. Mr. Goldman received his Bachelor of Music degree from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY, where he studied flute with Bonita Boyd and piccolo with Anne Harrow.