Aidan Taylor

Aidan Taylor 1

West Palm Beach, Florida

Johns Hopkins University Peabody Institute
Bachelor Of Music, Jazz Bass Performance, 2025
Bachelor Of Arts, Recording Arts and Sciences, 2025

Aidan is a dual degree student majoring in Jazz Bass Performance and Recording Arts and Sound Engineering at the Peabody Conservatory at Johns Hopkins University. He is a five-time Downbeat Magazine Student Music Award winner, and a YoungArts Winner. Aidan has earned a First Dan Black Belt in TaeKwonDo, and volunteers with Through the Staff Foundation. Aidan studies under bassist Kris Funn and prestigious pianist Stephen Scott, and loves performing and teaching. He is a compassionate person with a strong desire to improve people’s lives.

What is something interesting that people may not know about you?
I have earned my black belt in taekwondo.

What are you most looking forward to this summer with the NRO?
I looking forward to meeting new people and learning more music and more recording techniques.

What activities/hobbies do you most enjoy?
I love hiking, listening to music, reading, and being in nature