Biography

Aaron Picht currently serves as conductor of the Youth Chamber Orchestra and Baroque Players Orchestra at Temple Music Prep. Mr. Picht began teaching at Temple Music Prep in 2003. He succeeded Maestro Luis Biava as the conductor of the Youth Chamber Orchestra in 2015. Since then, Mr. Picht has led the Youth Chamber Orchestra on three concert tours of Iceland, an appearance at a “Harmony for Peace” concert at Verizon Hall, and a performance on a “Salute to Tchaikovsky” program at The New England Conservatory in 2018. 

Aaron Picht received a bachelor of music degree in performance from the Boston University School of Fine Arts, where he studied viola with Walter Trampler and chamber music with Eugene Lehner. His primary pedagogic influence however was George Neikrug, a longtime disciple of the legendary Demetrius Dounis. Mr. Picht has performed at a variety of concert venues including the 92nd Street YMHA, Lincoln Center, the Baltimore Chamber Music Society, the ISCM Festival - Boston, the Holland Festival, and the Longy School of Music.