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Eric Reed Back To Performers

Instrumental Focus

  • french horn

Eric Reed, horn, has performed and presented master classes on five continents in a variety of ensembles and musical styles. Based in New York City, Mr. Reed is the horn player in the American Brass Quintet and serves on the faculty of The Juilliard School. In addition to his work with the ABQ, he performs regularly with the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, and the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. Mr. Reed is a former member of the Canadian Brass, Carnegie Hall’s Ensemble Connect, and the Oregon, New World, and Harrisburg symphonies. He holds degrees from Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music and The Juilliard School and is an AMFS alumnus. He is a member of the newly formed Ensemble Échappé, a sinfonietta dedicated to music of the twenty-first century. He has recently given world premiere performances of works by composers John Zorn, Eric Ewazen, William Bolcom, Wolfgang Rihm, Robert Paterson, Timo Andres, Kenneth Fuchs, and Eric Nathan. Mr. Reed teaches and performs at the AMFS, Round Top Festival Institute, Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival, and Strings Music Festival. He enjoys cooking, yoga, and golf, and resides in the Bronx with his wife, violinist Sarah Zun, and their son, Oliver.

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