Eric Reed


Eric Reed Photo credit: Asuka Yano

Eric Reed is a member of the American Brass Quintet and serves on the horn and chamber music faculties of The Juilliard School, New York University, and the University of Connecticut. In addition to his work with the ABQ, he performs regularly with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and Orchestra of St. Luke's. He is a former member of the Canadian Brass and Carnegie Hall's Ensemble Connect, as well as the New Jersey, Oregon, New World, and Harrisburg symphonies. Recent appearances include Bridgehampton, North Shore, Crescent City, and Cape Cod chamber music festivals, as well as the Aspen Music Festival and School, where the ABQ is a resident ensemble and runs the ABQ Seminar @ Aspen for emerging brass chamber groups. He is a member of the newly formed Ensemble Échappé, a sinfonietta dedicated to music of the 21st century. He has recently given world premiere performances of works by Nina C. Young, John Zorn, Philip Lasser, Eric Ewazen, William Bolcom, Steven Franklin, Don York, Robert Paterson, Kenneth Fuchs, and Eric Nathan. Reed holds degrees from Rice University's Shepherd School of Music and The Juilliard School. He lives in the Bronx with his wife, violinist Sarah Zun and their two sons, Oliver and Elliot.