Sing Stark welcomes Jesse Reed as the music director for Sing Out. From Diamond Ohio, Jesse holds a MM in both Choral Conducting and Vocal Performance from Kent State University and is currently adjunct faculty at the Glauser School of Music, Kent State University, teaching choral conducting and directing university choirs. Jesse also teaches applied voice at Malone University and is the Director of Music at the Tallmadge Lutheran Church. He previously served as coordinator of the 2018 and 2019 All-Star Choir Festival at Kent State University, as well as co-clinician for the Northeast Division of the 2019 OCDA Children’s Choir Festival. He currently holds membership in the American Choral Directors Association, Ohio Choral Directors Association, the College Music Society, and the National Association for Music Educators. In 2017, he received his Bachelor of Music in Music Education from the University of Mount Union. Jesse has performed solo and with choruses professionally, including the Cleveland Chamber Choir directed by Scott MacPherson. He resides in Hudson, performing regularly in the area.
Director of Sing Out