Eric Reed

Instructor of French Horn


Eric Reed is an internationally-recognized horn player, chamber musician, and educator. He is a member of the American Brass Quintet and serves on the horn and chamber music faculty of The Juilliard School. 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 has been a member of the Canadian Brass and Carnegie Hall’s Ensemble Connect, as well as the New Jersey, Oregon, New World, and Harrisburg symphonies. Prof. Reed has performed with the Metropolitan Opera, New York Philharmonic, and International Contemporary Ensemble; as Guest Associate Principal Horn with the Philadelphia Orchestra; 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 the recently-formed 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, Philip Lasser, Kenneth Fuchs, and Timo Andres. Prof. Reed is on the faculty of the Aspen Music Festival and School, Round Top Festival Institute, and the Idyllwild Arts Summer Chamber Festival Intensive. His chamber music festival appearances include Bridgehampton, North Shore, Cape Cod, Steamboat Springs, and Mostly Mozart. He 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.

Contact Information
Emaileric.reed@uconn.edu
Office LocationMusic Building 118