Aaron Childree

Aaron Childree

(Recording Artist and Songwriter)






Aaron Childree will be performing songs from his new album Above the Norm. As the title suggests, the songs center around the idea of “living above the norm”: living to your highest potential and bringing others with you on your way up. Aaron’s goal is not just to sing to you but to experience the unifying power of music with you in a way that instills hope and inspires action.


Aaron Childree is a pop singer/ songwriter whose music combines a hopeful message with memorable melodies and an infectious beat. His new album “Above the Norm” will be available everywhere January 29th, 2013. Aaron’s goal is to use music as a way to instill hope and inspire action. He has lived out this mission by partnering with four charities to create the music video for his new album’s title track and by donating all of the proceeds from his Christmas single “Reason to Give” to Toys for Tots.

Aaron has recently been featured in The Sandspur, chART Magazine, Central Florida Top 5, Creative Spotlights, Orlando Local Music Examiner, and as a musical guest on Orlando LIVE and WPRK (91.5 FM in Orlando). Several of his songs have also been receiving airplay on various local and Internet radio stations including WPRK in Orlando, WMNF in Tampa, Upstream Radio in Los Angeles, and CACH Radio in Vancouver.

Currently based in Atlanta, Georgia, Aaron has built up a large following by performing at shows and open mics around Atlanta as well as on-campus events at Rollins College and other shows in the nearby Orlando area. He graduated from Rollins in May 2011 with a degree in Music and a minor in Creative Writing. Aaron and his band have played at a number of well-known venues including Eddie’s Attic, Smith’s Olde Bar, and Vinyl in Atlanta and The Social in Orlando. He has also built up an exceptional internet presence across the social networks with his well-produced YouTube videos.

Why I support GATE

Artists of all kinds have a huge influence in our society and I think it is part of our responsibility to make sure that we are sharing a message of hope, love, and a bright future. GATE is doing amazing things to make sure that these messages are not ignored, and I want to be a part of that.

My Current Media Diet

The Bible, Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman & God Belives in Love by Gene Robinson


“I know we’ll do whatever it takes to climb above the norm.” – from my song “Above the Norm”
“And now these three remain: faith, hope, and love. But the greatest of these is love.” – 1 Corinthians 13:13