About Aaron

Aaron Doerr Fellow Musician


Aaron teaches electric, acoustic and bass guitar lessons in St. Louis and Webster Groves to students of all ages.

One-hour guitar lessons stress repertoire building, musical vocabulary, self- assessment of goals and time & resource management.

Skilled in audio aesthetics, having earned a B.S. in Audio Engineering from Webster University in 2003, Aaron has been working part-time as Production Assistant for St. Louis Public Radio since 2003, now located in Grand Center.

In 2004 Aaron began a six-year employment at a local guitar shop and lesson studio in Webster Groves as full-time Instructor and Band Leader. Aaron created “Aaron Doerr Fellow Musician” in 2010 to operate as a professional guitarist for musical theatre, after-school program coach for under-served youth, and private instructor teaching lessons and developing resources and materials. Aaron hosts jam sessions for his students at the home studio and schedules open mic nights and student showcases around town at coffee shops, bars and other venues. Aaron is officially certified by the state and federal offices as a limited liability corporation, LLC.. 

Aaron is lead & rhythm guitarist with various musical theatre companies year-round in maplewood, St. Louis, Kirkwood & Creve Couer having recently played the Guitar II Chair in New Line Theatre’s production of American Idiot and the Guitar I Chair in GCPA’s production of Carrie: The Musical. Look for more in the coming seasons.

His jazz teachers at Webster University and UM-St. Louis include Tom Byrne, Dave Black, Jim Widner & Bob Borgsteade. Self-taught starting in middle-school, Aaron was quick to form bands with friends and play various bars and venues all throughout high school and college in the genres of metal and jam-band until settling into some jazz studies during his last two years at Webster which lead to him to where he is today operating a teaching a performance business full-time as “ADfm”.

Aaron Doerr Fellow Musician LLC is a coorporate member of NAfME, the National Association for Music Education. 

Interested in the business of instructor-musician? Contact Aaron to schedule a meetup or find the next event near you.