Aidan Ip began studying the violin at the age of six. A devoted chamber musician, Aidan has studied the chamber repertoire with members of acclaimed ensembles including the Jupiter, Pacifica, Tokyo, and Vermeer String Quartets. In 2019, he also studied at Music Academy of the West where he was coached extensively by the world-renowned Takács Quartet. Aidan has also spent summers studying as an orchestral fellow at Aspen. In his study of the solo repertoire, Aidan has had opportunities to play in masterclasses for leading soloists including James Ehnes, Jennifer Koh, and Vadim Repin. Most recently he performed works by Bach and Ysaÿe at Carnegie Hall.
Aidan is a graduate of the University of Michigan where he studied with Professor Danielle Belen. Currently based in Boston, he recently completed his master’s degree at the New England Conservatory with Ayano Ninomiya. Aidan plays a violin made in 1774 by Tomaso Eberle.