Reagan G. Paras, serves as a Full-Time Associate Professor for Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. He is completing his Ph.D. in Philosophy in Music Education at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
A passionate conductor, singer, and educator, he has directed performance tours across the United States and abroad. He is the Artistic Director for Many Voices: Mechanics Hall’s Youth Singers, performing repertoire that authentically honors the mosaic of cultures represented in the ensemble. He serves as Music Director for The Nashua Choral Society, one of the premier choral ensembles in the state. Throughout the summer, he conducts the Kodály Music Institute Choir, which is comprised of music educators from across the globe. He co-founded two professional chamber choirs: Diamonds From The Dust and Vellichor, where he continues to serve as a board member and singing artist. An emerging researcher, Reagan regularly presents at research symposiums across the United States. He is a guest conductor, clinician, and adjudicator for various music festivals across the country.
He is an advocate for music education, serving on various executive boards for music associations across the northeast. He is a proud husband to his amazing wife Lindsey, and father of three children ages 9, 7, and 4.