Eric Reed (ABQ Seminar)

Instrumental Focus

  • horn

Eric Reed is the horn player of the American Brass Quintet (ABQ), and serves on the horn and chamber music faculties of The Juilliard School and New York University. In addition to his work with the ABQ, Eric performs regularly with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, and the 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. Eric has performed with the Metropolitan Opera, New York Philharmonic, Philadelphia Orchestra, and International Contemporary Ensemble, and as Guest Principal Horn with the New Jersey Symphony, American Symphony Orchestra, American Composers Orchestra, and American Ballet Theater. He is a member of Ensemble Échappé, a sinfonietta dedicated to music of the twenty-first century. Recent world premieres include works by John Zorn, Nina C. Young, Eric Ewazen, William Bolcom, Donald York, Philip Lasser, Kenneth Fuchs, and Timo Andres. Recent festival appearances include Bridgehampton, North Shore, Cape Cod, Steamboat Springs, and Mostly Mozart. Reed holds degrees from Rice University and The Juilliard School, and resides in the Bronx with his wife, violinist Sarah Zun, and their sons Oliver and Elliot.