Dr. Sean Reed       

Assistant Professor of Music
Trombone, Jazz Ensemble


Witherspoon Hall 301                                                                                                                                                       407 West Q Street
Russellville, AR 72801
Phone: (479) 968-0368
Email: sreed18@atu.edu


  • BA - The Univ of Texas at Austin
  • MM - Rice University
  • DMA - University of Rochester


Sean Reed is a performer who enjoys an international reputation as a trombonist and an educator of Classical, Jazz and Contemporary music. 

He has held positions in the Thailand Philharmonic, the Israeli Symphony Orchestra, Rishon LeZion, the East Texas Symphony Orchestra, the Austin Lyric Opera, the Spoleto-Italy Festival Orchestra, the Victoria Bach Festival, Brass-Arts Bangkok, the Brooklyn Brass Quintet and the NOVUS trombone quartet.  Reed has also performed with the Arkansas Symphony, the Houston Symphony Orchestra, the Bangkok Symphony Orchestra, the Siam Philharmonic, the Buffalo Philharmonic, the Israeli Chamber Orchestra, the Austin Symphony, Luciano Pavarotti, Placido Domingo, Rene Fleming, Red Rodney, Duffey Jackson, Steve Houghton, Bob Mintzer, Marvin Stamm, Dave Steinmeyer, Doug Flutie, Frankie Vallie, Freddie Cole, Maria Sneider, Bobby McFerrin, Teo Macero, Bob Sneider, Tim Hagan, Randy Brecker, Joe Lovano, Lennie Picket, Alaria, Alarm Will Sound, and the Bangkok Brass Quintet. 

Reed has performed at the International Trombone Festival, the Eastern Trombone Workshop, the Kennedy Center and Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall. Reed has performed in the U.S., Canada, Japan, Thailand, Israel, Singapore, China, Vietnam, Germany,  the United Arab Emirates, Austria, France, and Italy.

Reed holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the Eastman School of Music, a Master of Music degree from the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University and a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Texas at Austin.


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