Dr. Jeremy Reger is Director of Keyboard Studies and Collaborative Arts at Christopher Newport University. He teaches applied piano, piano studio class, chamber music techniques, and coaches chamber ensembles and the CNU Opera. Dr. Reger is a pianist who is enjoying a versatile career both teaching and performing. He currently works as a vocal coach and pianist at Virginia Opera. He has also worked at Minnesota Opera, Indiana Opera Theater, Aspen Opera Theater, Ann Arbor Opera, Opera Theater of Lucca, Skylark Opera, the Minnesota Orchestra, and the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra. He was a coach on Kevin Puts’s Pulitzer Prize winning opera, “Silent Night”. He has worked in concert and in the studios some of the top vocal performers and pedagogues in the country. He has also performed with the Carmel Symphony Orchestra and the Terre Haute Symphony. As an educator he was awarded the Collaborative Arts Fellowship to teach at Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music where he specialized in song performance, cabaret history, style and arranging. He has worked as an educator for Idina Menzel’s “Broader Way” and has arranged and musical directed dozens of children’s theater musicals. This summer he will be traveling to Brazil to serve as a vocal coach for the Opera Studio na mídia. Dr. Reger holds a Master’s in Collaborative Arts from Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, and a DMA from the University of Michigan, studying with Martin Katz.