Aiden Moon is a sophomore at Parkway Central High School. This is his third season playing violin in the St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra. Before he began to play the violin, Aiden first studied piano when he was 5 years old. He started learning the violin at the age of 8 and currently studies with Joo Kim of the SLSO. He is currently in his school’s Symphonic Orchestra and Tri-M Music Honor Society. Additionally, Aiden was a member of 2023 Missouri All-State orchestra and has been studying chamber music in the Preparatory Program at the Community Music School of Webster University.
In his freshman year, Aiden performed a solo with various orchestras including the Town and Country Symphony Orchestra, the Belleville Philharmonic Orchestra, and the St. Louis Civic Orchestra, as a winner of their corresponding concerto competitions. In the summer of 2023, Aiden studied at the Meadowmount School of Music under the direction of violin pedagogues Paul Kantor and I-Hao Lee.
Apart from violin, he is a black belt in Taekwondo, enjoys video games, solves Rubik’s cubes, loves to read mystery books, and serves as the Vice President of his class student council. Aiden is incredibly grateful for the endless and dedicated support of his family and all his teachers.