Paul S. Reed received his Bachelor of Music Education at Oberlin College in 1970. He earned a Master’s of Music Education from West Virginia University in 1976. From 1984-2009 he was Head Band Director, Fremont City Schools, Fremont, OH.
In 1975, he married Suzanne Lynn Playford, Oberlin College Class of ’70. He has two sons, Jonathan and Philip.
He retired May 2009 and moved to Brookline, MO. where he is teaching private clarinet lessons, performing with the Missouri State University Community Band and Wesley UMC Orchestra, and substitute teaching in the Springfield (MO) Public Schools.