Reed West received his bachelor’s degree in Piano Pedagogy from Bob Jones University and went on to receive his master’s degree in Composition. He specializes in choral writing with instrumental accompaniment. Reed was the winner of the 2014 SCMC hymn contest, and one of Reed’s piano arrangements is published in the Lorenz Church Piano Magazine. While in college Reed was a member of choral groups such as Chorale and Chamber Singers as well as a member of the college’s concert handbell ensemble. Reed has been a private piano instructor for five years, and he enjoys teaching students of all ages and abilities.