About

Aaron McCoullough is a drummer/composer/educator based in Melbourne, Australia.  He holds a Bachelor Of Music with Honours, a Masters of Education, and is currently a Doctoral Candidate (PhD) investigating applied contemporary drumming techniques.

The ability to adapt to various musical contexts is a distinguishing feature of Aaron's skill set. This is recognised by his demand as an accompanist with a variety of renowned artists, some of which include: Daniel Gassin, Jack Beeche, Brenton Foster, Johannes Luebbers, and Hugh Stuckey. These musical encounters have led to numerous international/national appearances, and recording projects that have been recognised with industry awards. 

Aaron regularly performs and composes his original music, which can be heard on his two releases: 'Portrait of Thoughts' (released 2013), and 'Provenience' (released 2018). Each of these recordings feature New York, and Melbourne based musicians. 

As an educator/music researcher Aaron has given presentations/workshops at the Australian National University, and University of Tasmania. His involvement in the music education field has enabled him to work with students at the primary, high school, and tertiary level.

Aaron proudly endorses Sakae drums.