Articles, Essays, and Blog Posts

​As a professional musician, Aitken has written numerous articles over the years.  Here are a few, select favourites of his:
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Podcasts

The story behind the writing of "How Can I Keep from Singing" is discussed with host, Dr. Steve Danielson.  Hear how his wife's stroke, the death of his stepson, and a pandemic impacted his writing -- and how the events of 2020 rerouted his family to a new way of life in Nova Scotia, Canada.

Dr. Aitken is interviewed on "Choir Ninja with Ryan Guth.  Listen to the story behind "Flanders Fields," "And None Shall Be Afraid," and other compositions.