Meet Mr. Reid!
Mr. Reid is in his eighteenth year as a Teacher in Virginia Beach Schools. He taught for fourteen years at Corporate Landing Middle School where he was named 2019 Teacher of the Year. Mr. Reid has received a Bachelor of Music in Education and Master of Science in Secondary Education from Old Dominion University. While attending ODU, he was a trumpeter for the Wind Ensemble, Brass Ensemble, Faculty Brass Quintet, Jazz Band and Pep Band. He has also served as a featured soloist with the Wind Ensemble, Brass Ensemble, Jazz Band, Concert Choir, Magrigals as well as in student and honors recitals. Mr. Reid is a member of the National Association for Music Education, Virginia Music Educators’ Association, Virginia Band and Orchestra Directors’ Association and an alumni member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia professional musicians’ fraternity. Mr. Reid has composed and arranged several works for solo trumpet, small ensembles, orchestras and bands. Mr. Reid has served in many leadership capacities such as Chair for District 2 Band Festival, All-City Band Auditions, All-City Band Event and Music, Solo & Ensemble Festival, All-City Jazz Band and is currently chairing District 2 Middle School Concert Band Assessment. Mr. Reid has also served as a Clinician for Chesapeake All-City Band and is an active Adjudicator for Concert Band Assessments. During his free time, Mr. Reid loves spending time with his wife (a music teacher and Teacher of the Year in Chesapeake) and ten-year-old daughter, dog and cat.