Christopher Reed » Biographical Profile

Biographical Profile

A Raleigh native and Broughton High School graduate, Christopher Anderson Reed is the founding Director of Music at Southern Wake Academy. This is his fifth year at SoWake and his 13th year of teaching. In addition to his duties at SoWake, Mr. Reed teaches private studio piano and adjudicates local and state-level piano contests each spring. He has performed as a concert pianist since 2009 and has premiered solo piano works by local composers Jacob Groff and Tom L. Lohr. His arrangements for solo piano are published by The Lorenz Corporation.


Mr. Reed earned BM and MM degrees from Mars Hill College and the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. He enjoys organic vegetable gardening, whitewater rafting, ziplining, NCSU Wolfpack football and basketball, car shows, and spending time in the North Carolina mountains.


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