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Eric Reed

Eric Reed is the horn player of the American Brass Quintet, and coprincipal horn of the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. He serves on the faculty of The Juilliard School, The New School and New York University. Eric also performs regularly with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center 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 21st century. Recent world premieres include chamber works by Jennifer Higdon, John Zorn, Nina C. Young, Eric Ewazen, William Bolcom, David Biedenbender, Philip Lasser, Kenneth Fuchs and Timo Andres. Recent festival appearances include Aspen, Bridgehampton, North Shore, Crescent City, 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.

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