BM Performance and Music Education Peabody Conservatory; MM Yale University. Trahey has directed educational programming and outreach events for the Hartford Symphony Orchestra. He has taught at Yale University, The Baltimore School for the Arts, and the Baltimore Public School system. As a teaching artist he has presented musical demonstrations to over 40,000 school children. Trahey is the tuba player for the Archipelago Project, a non-profit outreach organization.
The Tuned-In program offers full Peabody Preparatory scholarships to musically talented Baltimore City youth.