PRIZM Voice and Percussion Duo - PRIZM is a collaboration between Aaron and his wife, soprano, Janet Brehm Ziegler. PRIZM is dedicated to commissioning new works for Voice and Percussion. To date the duo has commissioned and premiered six new pieces with more coming soon.
University of Toledo Rocket Steelband - Directed by Dr. Ziegler, The University of Toledo's newest performing ensemble, the Rocket Steelband, plays high energy soca and calypso music from the islands of Trinidad and Tobago, American pop and jazz, as well as concert, pop, and folk music from around the world. The goal of this ensemble, available to students at the University of Toledo for college credit, is to teach performance techniques, world cultures, and the history of the Steel pan.
World Music for Percussion - Aaron is currently experimenting with arranging traditional folk music from around the world, for percussion. Some of the countries he is working with now are Hungary, Thailand, and Guatemala, among others. Some of these arrangements were performed on his DMA solo recital.