Carol’s Castle – New Song & Video

I was given a collection of poems, all written by people with developmental differences at Passion Works, a collaborative community arts center in Athens, Ohio. The poems were all interesting, but one especially spoke to me. It was called “Carol’s Castle”, by Alexis Rhinehart, with help from Katy Elliott. I set it to music for […]

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Today I Got the News I Hoped Would Never Come

When I got that dreaded December Email from my StepMom Deb that said that Dad was probably dying soon, I wanted to come to Mansfield, Ohio right away, but was not able to, because I was a week away from a couple piano and voice recitals with my students in Indiana. In order to keep […]

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Open Sky

Hello everyone, Announcing my new single, “Open Sky”. It’s my 16 yr old nephew Adrian’s new favorite song of mine! It’s a joyous love song with a danceable groove and soaring vocals, reminiscent of Ben Folds, the Beatles, and Panic at the Disco. I would like to dedicate this song to Charlea Janette Bailey, who […]

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Love Makes the World Go Round

Announcing the release of the first version of my song “Love Makes the World Go Round”!  It’s the title track of my upcoming album of original songs. This fall we plan to record the song again, featuring the Indiana University African American Choral Ensemble, directed by Dr. Ray Wise, under the auspices of The African […]

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“Sit Bach and Relax” Sneak Peek: Bach/Vivaldi Larghetto

Spring Greetings! “Sit Bach and Relax” is the title of a series of albums I plan to release, featuring me performing slow music of Johann Sebastian Bach and other classical composers. Here is a sneak peek of the opening track of Volume One, which is a beautiful Larghetto by Bach, transcribed from a Vivaldi Concerto. […]

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Searching for Great Great Grandfather & Grandmothers’ Grave

We gave up. After meandering up and down and around for several hours in the beautiful October hills of Marion County, West Virginia, searching for my great great grandfather and grandmother’s grave, my 80 year old Dad and I ran out of steam. We had followed the directions to the Lake Cemetery that we had […]

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Falling in Love in the Fall

Hello everyone, In honor of autumn in New Zealand-lol, I am releasing “Falling in Love in the Fall”, just as spring is arriving in Indiana. I love all 4 seasons, but perhaps my favorite is the fall. I wrote the music and the lyrics, sang the lead and backing vocals, and played the piano. Recording […]

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Dead Doll Eyes

The anonymous fan with whom I wrote the song Dead Doll Eyes made this video. I cried the first time I watched it. It is very hard to watch. But I believe it is a video everyone should see. Did you know that “Approximately 20% of girls and 8% of boys will be sexually abused […]

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Timothy Reed: A Short Biography by Lorne Behrman

Thanks to Lorne Behrman for writing this wonderful short bio of yours truly. I hope you enjoy learning a little more about me. -Timothy Reed There is a popular self-actualization quote that goes “You can always do more than you think you can.” Composer, pianist, singer, actor, writer, piano and voice teacher Timothy Reed embodies […]

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Cordelia’s First Piano Recital Script

Happy spring, everybody! Here is the first draft of the script of the next episode of the Quillpiggery family, called Cordelia’s First Piano Recital. Please let me know if you have any ideas to improve it. We will be filming it soon. If you missed Porcupine Stew, which was the first episode, you can watch […]

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