Molly Aronson is a cellist known for her "solidity and verve" (San Francisco Classical Voice), and has performed throughout the US and internationally. As a chamber musician, some highlight performances include Embassy Series in Washington, D.C, Savannah Philharmonic Chamber Music Series, Chateau Festival in Paris, France and Berlin, Germany, Chamber Players International, Luzerne Festival Series, Musica Classical at the Colombian Consulate, Mohawk Trails Concerts, and Interlochen Faculty Chamber Series. She has given chamber music performances with Amazonas, and the Larchmont Chamber Players at Carnegie Hall. In addition, Molly has toured with the Sernedip Piano Trio, RT9 Ensemble, Anderson Hill Trio, and with Eric Genuis’ Concerts for Hope, performing piano trio music in state prisons across the US.
Working with larger ensembles, Molly has been a concerto soloist with the Holyoke Civic Symphony, and has been a featured performer with the Opus One Chamber Orchestra, Asian Cultural Symphony, New York Virtuosi Orchestra, Purchase Symphony Orchestra, and Interlochen Arts Academy Choir. She has played with the Savannah Philharmonic, Glens Falls Symphony, Brooklyn Metro Chamber Ensemble, Long Island Concert Orchestra, and Eastern Chamber Orchestra as a member of the cello section.
As a proponent of contemporary music, Molly frequently works with living composers premiering, performing, and recording their newly composed pieces. She has played on such series as the Bargemusic: Here and Now, Luzerne Faculty Concert Series, Loudbox, Live Oak Concerts, the Composer's Voice, Spectrum NYC, Lex54 Concerts, Firehouse Space Concerts, Interlochen New Music Series. Molly served as Music Director and cellist of Sanctuary Project, an aleatoric multi-disciplinary storytelling ensemble, and performed and acted in The Crook of Your Arm as a part of FRIGID, the NYC winter Fringe Festival.
Not limited to the realm of classical music, Molly has performed with such artists as Rod Stewart, Josh Groban, Michael Buble, Andrea Bocelli, Disturbed, 2Cellos, The Irish Tenors, Celtic Thunder, The Game of Thrones Live Experience, Pokemon Symphonic Evolutions, and the Trans-Siberian Orchestra at venues such as Radio City Music Hall, Madison Square Garden, TD Garden, Mohegan Sun Arena, Saratoga Performing Arts Center, and XL Center. She appeared with Vanessa Williams at Lincoln Center, Songwriter’s Orchestra at Le Poisson Rouge and the Tillis Center, and played on Sessions at the Hempstead House jazz series. She recently completed a residency with Britton and the Sting at NuBlu, and toured Montana with Kristen Estelle and the Heartstrings after recording her most recent album.
Molly has held teaching positions as an adjunct cello instructor at SUNY Purchase, chamber music coach for the New York State Summer School of the Arts – Orchestral Studies, and was awarded a Teaching Fellowship to join the cello faculty at Interlochen Arts Camp. She is currently a Teaching Artist with the InterSchool Orchestras, is on faculty at Larchmont Music Academy, Bloomingdale School of Music, and the Luzerne Music Center during the summers.
Molly earned a Masters in Music and Performer’s Certificate from the Purchase College Conservatory of Music, under the tutelage of Julia Lichten, and graduated with a Bachelors of Music in cello performance from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, studying with Astrid Schween.