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11 months ago
Birth of Alfred Reed
Became composer and arranger with NBC (National Broadcasting Company) and ABC (American Broadcasting Company) - Wrote and arranged music for radio, tv, record albums and movies
Wins the Luria Prize for his Masters thesis : "Rhapsody for Viola and Orchestra"
Became music director and conductor of the Symphonic Wind Ensemble of University of Miami
Death of Alfred Reed in Miami, Florida, USA
Started formal training on the trumpet at the age of 10
Played trumpet professionally throughout high school - Seriously studied harmony and theory
Was a composer, arranger and assistant conductor for the Radio Workshop in NY
Serviced in World War II as a member of the Air Force Band - Helped spark his passion and interest in concert band and the music
Went back to academics - Became conductor of the Baylor Symphony Orchestra while at Baylor University in Texas
Was hired as the post of executive editor of Hansen Publications - a major music publishing firm - Concerned with problems of educational music
Became professor of music in the School of Music at the University of Miami
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