Tom Reed, D.M.A.

Thomas Reed, DMA

Professor of Music

206 Center for the Arts
Area of Specialty
Clarinet, Saxophone, Jazz, Music Theory and Aural Skills, Arranging and Orchestration
  • Member of Akron Symphony (bass clarinet) 
  • Member of Ashland Symphony (Principal Clarinet)
  • Member of Iron Toys (saxophone/woodwind quartet)
  • Performed extensively with the Cleveland Orchestra, Cleveland Chamber Symphony and the Cleveland Jazz Orchestra 
  • Solo recordings: "Mutually Inclusive" (2008), "Iron Toys" (2015)
  • Other CDs with the Paul Ferguson Jazz Orchestra, the Cleveland Jazz Orchestra, the Akron Symphony, the Lancaster Festival Orchestra, the Cleveland Chamber Symphony and composer Dave Morgan
  • Favorite thing about Ashland University: Working closely with students on a wide range of musical topics and activities
  • Little-known fact: Favorite hobbies are bicycling and bird watching
  • Doctor of Musical Arts in Clarinet Performance - The Ohio State University
  • Master of Music in Saxophone Performance - The University of Akron
  • Bachelor of Music Education - University of Michigan