Stefan Reed, originally from Glasgow, Virginia, is currently based in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts. Mr. Reed received his Bachelor of Arts in music from George Mason University, and while there he was awarded the Best Overall Performer Award at the National Association of Teachers of Singing Regional Competition held in South Carolina. He completed his master’s degree in vocal performance at the New England Conservatory. Mr. Reed spent two summers as a fellow at the Tanglewood Music Festival, where he had the opportunity to work closely with such scholars and artists as Stefan Asbury, Phyllis Curtin, Kayo Iwama, James Levine, William Sharp, Lucy Shelton, Bright Sheng, and Dawn Upshaw. Mr. Reed is currently performing as a tenor soloist with many organizations throughout the country. Recent engagements include several performances with the Handel & Haydn Society, including the Evangelist in Part V of Bach’s Christmas Oratorio and soloist for Bach’s Cantata 140 and Handel’s Israel in Egypt, as well as Purcell’s King Arthur with the Miami-based ensemble Seraphic Fire and the Firebird Chamber Orchestra. Other solo performances include Rachmaninov’s Vespers and Schumann’s Paradise and the Peri with the Back Bay Chorale and numerous performances with the the Mount Vernon Symphony, Marsh Chapel Choir and Collegium, the Tanglewood Chamber Music Ensemble, and both the Boston and Maryland Masterworks Chorales.