In October 2009, he sold his 1741 Guarneri del Gesù violin (previously owned by Paul Kochanski), which he had purchased in 1957 from the widow of Kochanski, to a Russian businessman for around US$10 million. This was believed to be the highest price ever paid for a violin, and Rosand donated $1.5 million to the Curtis Institute of Music.
Aaron Rosand 1973, dedicated photo from last of his three acclaimed tours of Southern Africa. organised by Hans Adler 
Aaron Rosand has been married to Monica Woo, his third wife, since 1990. They have no children.