Aidan studied trombone at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, and whilst a student  was a member of both The European Youth Orchestra and the World Youth Orchestra of the Jeunesse Musicale.


Upon graduating in 1995,  Aidan  joined The Hong Kong Philharmonic. After deciding to move  back to the UK, he quickly became very busy as a freelance trombonist, working in all areas of the music business.