Mrs. Suzanne Kerr Reed

Middle School Band Director

Mrs. Suzanne Kerr Reed is a native of Charleston, SC. She graduated from Bishop England High School and went on to obtain her Bachelor of Music Education (B.M.E.) with a Performance Certificate from Shenandoah Conservatory of Music.

Mrs. Reed has performed at the Kennedy Center with members of the National Symphony, the Kennedy Center Opera Orchestra, and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestras. After graduation, she returned home, became a member of the Charleston Symphony and taught band at Bishop England High School,Holly Hill Primary School, and Moultrie Middle School. She currently teaches band at the Charleston Catholic School and the Charleston County School of the Arts.

Mrs. Reed started her private studio in 1991, which has produced over $1,000,000.00 in Scholarship monies for her French horn students (not all majoring in music). Her students have been first chair at AllState 7 times, 30 unique All-State horn players, 90+ unique students in region bands and received numerous superior ratings at Solo & Ensemble festival. She enjoys private teaching and helping students secure college scholarships through music. Mrs. Reed is a very active musician performing professionally with the Charleston Symphony, the Long Bay Symphony and the Hilton Head Orchestra. She has been a featured performer several times during Piccolo Spoleto

She plays every Sunday for her church, The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, and sings in the choir. Mrs. Reed performs, and has soloed, with the Charleston Community Band and also performs with the Charleston Wind Ensemble and The North Charleston Pops Band. She is married to Brian Reed and has 3 children: Luke, Mary and Mark.