Marion Atherton <email@example.com> writes: Composer John Reager has premiered his first orchestra piece, “Berkeley Overture” with the Berkeley Youth Orchestra.
A third generation pianist, John Reager studied composition with David Conte and Conrad Susa at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. His music is distributed by G.I.A. Publications, Inc., Chicago Ilinois. As a tenor, Mr. Reager has performed solos with the San Francisco Symphony and Chorus. He was organist and choir master of All Souls Church in Berkeley.
He teaches full time theory, piano, and vocal music at Laney College in Oakland, CA, and also directs the choir there.