Instructor of Instrument Exploration, Interlochen Arts Camp
Director, Virginia Tech String Project
M.M., Viola Performance and String Pedagogy, Peabody Conservatory; B.M., Music Education and Viola Performance, University of Memphis
Violist Molly Wilkens-Reed is director of the Virginia Tech String Project and music elective instructor at Virginia Tech. As faculty at Interlochen Summer Arts Camp, she spends her summers in beautiful northern Michigan striving to inspire love of instrumental music through an explorative learning design. Past teaching engagements include faculty positions at the Peabody Preparatory, Baltimore School for the Arts, the Bryn Mawr Music School, and the Memphis Suzuki Summer Institute. She has performed professionally with regional orchestras in Tennessee, Mississippi, Virginia, and Arkansas. Wilkens-Reed is a member of the Epsilon Omicron Chapter of the Pi Kappa Lambda Society, the American Viola Society’s Youth Advisory Council, the American String Teachers Association, and the Suzuki Association of the Americas.