Aaron Folmsbee was born and raised in Buffalo, New York. His repair career began in 2012 as a shop assistant at Twin Village Music in Lancaster, NY. He attended Renton Technical College in Renton, Washington, where he earned his Certificate in Band Instrument Repair Technology in 2015. From 2016-2020, Aaron served as the primary brass instrument service technician at Bridgepoint Music in Menlo Park, California. There, he provided services from routine cleaning and maintenance to custom modifications to clients throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. As of the fall of 2020, Aaron has settled in Chester County as a band instrument repair technician and joined Taylor’s Music. Aaron has been a member and clinician of the National Association of Professional Band Instrument Repair Technicians (NAPBIRT) since 2015. Outside the repair shop, Aaron holds a bachelor’s degree in Music Education and a Certificate in Trumpet Performance from the Crane School of Music in Potsdam, NY. He has taught private music lessons since 2006 and has performed in a variety of musical settings spanning jazz, classical, rock, punk, folk, improvisatory and experimental music.