Reed Spencer is a teacher, conductor, and singer with a deep passion for choral music and community singing. He is an Assistant Professor of Music and the Director of Choral Activities at Taylor University, where he leads the Taylor Chorale and the Taylor Sounds chamber ensemble. He has led choirs on tours throughout the United States and abroad. He also directs the Worship Arts program at Taylor, helping students apply knowledge of music to a life a ministry.
In addition to his experience at Taylor, Reed has taught on faculty at Wabash College, and worked with the Boston Children’s Chorus and the Harvard Collegium Musicum. He spent a year as a conducting fellow with the Marsh Chapel Choir and Collegium at Boston University. His research seeks to combine knowledge of good choral rehearsal practice with reflective methods taught by literature on the Enneagram of Personality.
Reed holds a Doctorate of Musical Arts from Boston University and Masters of Music from the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University. He graduated with a Bachelors of Music from Taylor University in 2011, and is thrilled to be back at his Alma Mater.