Reynaldo Reyes studied with Amanda Cabrera before enrolling at the University of Santo Tomas Conservatory of Music at age 13 under Julio Esteban Anguita. He graduated with a Bachelor of Music degree at age 17 and subsequently received a French Government Scholarship to study at the Conservatoire Nationale Supérieur de Musique de Paris. There he won the coveted Premier Prix du Piano and Deuxième Prix de Musique de Chambre. He subsequently received a Philippine Government Scholarship to study at the Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University where he obtained his Masters degree and Artists Diploma.
Reyes is a winner in many international contests, notably the International Piano Competition in Bolzano, Italy and the Marguerite Long-Jacques Thibaud Internationale Piano Competition in Paris, France. He concertized in Germany, France, Italy, England, Russia, Hungary, Brazil, Canada, Indonesia, Japan, Hong Kong, Korea and the United States.
Reyes gave three solo concerts last summer in the Philippines for the centennial celebration of that country's independence. In October 1998, he gave a recital in New York at the Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church with Zoltan Szabo, played a violin and piano recital at Van Ness Center in Washington DC and performed Oak Crest Village Concert Hall. In November, he performed a solo concert at Texas Christian University. He also gave master classes at the University of the Philippines, St. Scholastica College, Miram College, Batangas Center for the Arts and Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas.
In Tune with TU - article about Reyes' 40 years of service to the university.