Keith Reid has a Master of Music in Orchestral Conducting from the University of Toronto and in 2006 he was the recipient of the Victor Feldbrill National Graduate Fellowship in Orchestral Conducting. While at U of T, he had the opportunity to conduct both the Symphony Orchestra and the Wind Symphony.
As a conductor, Keith has led ensembles comprised of members of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and the Windsor Symphony Orchestra. He has conducted at the University of Toronto’s Walter Hall and MacMillan Theatre, and also at Massey Hall.
Currently Keith is the Artistic Director of the Festival Wind Orchestra and the Conductor of the Hart House Chamber Strings. Previously, he has served as Music Director of the Hart House Symphonic Band and the Hart House Summer Orchestra, and Assistant Conductor of the Cambridge Community Orchestra and the Kindred Spirits Orchestra.
Keith has also been active as a conductor and performer for many musical theatre productions including How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, Once On This Island, Kiss of the Spider Woman, and A Chorus Line.
In addition, he has worked with No Strings Theatre as an Associate Music Director in charge of the Orchestra Training Program for Sweeney Todd, Curtains, and Anne of Green Gables.