Patrick Reed is a native of Dallas Texas, as a composer and educator he hopes to foster and teach an interested and love for contemporary music to people of all ages. His music style ranges from solo to large ensemble compositions, to works written for beginners and young band ensembles. His work has recently been performed at ICMC in Daegu South Korea, New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival, SEAMUS, NSEME national conferences and at SCI region six conference. Reed earned his Master in Music in composition at Bowling Green State University, where he has studied with Elainie Lillios Christopher Dietz and Mikel Kuehn. He holds a Bachelor of Music in Composition and Music Education from Texas Tech University, where he studied composition with Peter Fischer and Mei-Fang Lin.