“Jon Aaron created ACA in April of 2000 to provide management services, tour management and production support for variety of artists and special projects.
Jon Aaron, who had operated under the name Aaron Concert Management in Boston until 1996, has been active in the performing arts since 1980. In 1996 he sold Aaron Concert Management to Trawick Artists Management and moved the operation to New York. In February of 2000 he resigned his position at Trawick to concentrate on those areas of specific interest to him.
In Boston, Aaron was responsible for the creation of a number of organizations including Charles River Concerts, to present emerging artists in Boston, and the Boston Early Music Festival of which he was managing director until 1990.
Aaron Concert Management was responsible for debut North American tours of numerous artists including the Tallis Scholars, Musica Antiqua Köln, Les Arts Florissants, Gabrieli Consort, the Ensemble Sequentia, Australian Chamber Orchestra, Dmitri Pokrovsky Ensemble, and numerous others. As well, the company intiated a number of commissioning projects for its artists of new work and new productions.
In this latest incarnation, ACA has been involved with special productions for the Lincoln Center Festival including a fascinating collaboration between the Ensemble Sequentia and Ping Chong which presented a performance of the Icelandic Edda in July of 2001 as well as production of Benjamin Bagby’s Beowulf in 2006. As well the company has produced runs, Noche Flamenca in Miami Beach and Berkeley and acted as co-producer of the Rock Hotel Pianofest. Most recently, Aaron was co-producer of a major DVD production of Benjamin Bagby’s performance of Beowulf which was released in North America by Koch Entertainment and by the Films Media Group. In the summer of 2007 he was involved in multiple performances by Jordi Savall at the International Edinburgh Festival coordinating the musical aspect of the fully staged Orfeo as well as four other concerts.
ACA will continues to represent a number of soloists and ensembles that tour regularly through North America and worldwide.
Jon Aaron is also a teacher of mindfulness meditation and stress reduction in New York City teaching at the Jewish Community Center of Manhattan, The Federal Reserve Bank of New York, The 92nd St. Y, and the Einstein College of Medicine. He is also trained in alternative dispute resolutions.”
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