David Reedy opened the Reed Music Studios in 1987, after five years of teaching experience and graduating from the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse where he studied with the concert duet team Weekley and Arganbright. Mr. Reedy has been a member of the Music Teacher's National Association and the Wisconsin Music Teacher's Association since 1988, and obtained his National Certification from MTNA in 1999. He has been awarded the "Award of Excellence" from the Wisconsin Music Teacher's Association in 1991, 1998, 2000, 2005, 2006, 2009, 2011, and 2013. His students have been consistent first place winners in the WMTA State Piano Auditions, as well as the Hiawathaland Music Festival, Weekley and Arganbright Four Hand Fest, WSMA solo/ensemble, and the LaCrosse Youth Symphony Concerto Competition.
Mr. Reedy's performance experience includes a solo performance with the UW-LaCrosse Orchestra in their Carnegie Hall performance in New York City. He was also a soloist with the LaCrosse Symphony Orchestra, a soloist for the inaugural concert for the chancellor of UW-LaCrosse, as well as recital performances throughout the area. He also has accompanied several area instrumentalists in performances and competitions, which included a master class in Orchestra Hall, Minneapolis with cellist Yo-Yo-Ma. In 2013 he released a solo recording "As Time Goes By" which has sold over 1,000 copies locally.
Mr. Reedy has been a frequent adjudicator for the WMTA and WSMA district and state competitions. In 1999, he started the LaCrosse Symphony Orchestra's Rising Stars Concerto Competition, which he co-chaired for eleven years. He has also served as a board member of the Friends of the Symphony and currently serves as the immediate Past President of the LaCrosse Symphony Orchestra Board of Directors. In 2012 he designed and launched an endowment campaign for the Orchestra that has raised over 1.5 million dollars.
Mr. Reedy holds the Permanent Professional Nationally Certified Teacher of Music designation from the Music Teacher's National Association.