Aaron Jensen

AaronJensen
Region: Ontario
Aaron Jensen

Profile Type: Artistic Director
I Play: Piano

Biography:

Aaron Jensen is an internationally-published composer, arranger and performer based out of Toronto, Canada. He studied composition at York University. His creative offerings have been performed across North and South America, Asia, Europe, and Australia. Recent works include commissions for the world-renowned Swingle Singers, The Elmer Iseler Singers, and Serenade! Choral Festival Washington DC as part of the Eric Daniel Helms New Works Program. In 2012, Jensen was awarded the grand prize by the International John Lennon Songwriting Competition in the jazz category. Aaron was the acting Composer-in-Residence for the Toronto-based Univox Choir from 2007–2009. In 2009, he completed his first orchestral commission which was premiered in Florence, Italy and has since been performed in Sao Paulo, Brazil; Izmir, Turkey; and Strasbourg, France. Aaron's works have been played on syndicated radio stations worldwide. Jensen co-founded the vocal ensemble Countermeasure, a group he continues to lead as musical director and conductor. He is the Artistic Director of SING! The Toronto Vocal Arts Festival.

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