Washington School

136-J Washington St. SE

Albuquerque, NM 87108


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Montgomery School

10701 Montgomery Blvd. NE

Albuquerque, NM 87111


Aaron Lewis

Aaron has formally played the guitar since the age of 14, but his love affair with the guitar began at the age of seven with his first plastic disco dance guitar.  He wrote his first song "LIfe's Insanities " at 14 well before he had learned how to play any pieces.  He spent his formative years playing heavy metal music.  He graduated to Delta Blues guitar around the age of 19 and started pursuing a music degree in Las Cruces NM in 1995. He finished his Bachelor of Arts degree at Colorado State University in Fort Collins.


Aaron began playing music with his wife Paula 5 years ago. They have performed throughout the southwest United States featuring 33 of his original songs, and released their first album "LIfe is Good."  They are currently working on releasing their second album "Shuffle."  Aaron is also putting the final touches on his next album of guitar compositions utilizing the constellations as inspiration for his 13-track album "Zodiac Strings."  Aaron believes the gift of music needs to be shared from generation to generation and is pleased to be teaching at the New Mexico School of Music.


Aaronʼs recognition that he was first and foremost a composer began in a professional development meeting when he wrote his composition "Awaken."  He self released an album of guitar compositions "Gemini" while he was teaching.  Aaron has composed "Space Travel" for guitar, and "Soundscapes not for Virgin Ears" for guitar and electronics.  He has been commissioned to write incidental music to go with songs for two plays, a production of Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night," and for an original play called "Love on Porpoise."

Aaron Lewis