Jean Reis has maintained its entrepreneurial focus on ideation and artistic direction of classical music festivals. Associating internationally recognized professional artists and teachers, the festivals have attracted hundreds of music students since the first edition of the Music in the Mountains Festival in January of 2000. Dozens have been routed through the festivals for improvement in Europe and the United States. .
Through the festivals, composer's works had their premieres in Brazilian and foreign orchestras such as the Violin Concerto and the Brazilian Symphony by Arthur Barbosa.
Renowned artists have performed at the festivals providing rare opportunities to students and the public such as bass icon François Rabbat, violinist Levon Ambartsumyan and pianist Guigla Katsarava.
Jean's natural talent for working with students provided invitations as guest conductor in the United States Hot Music Festival in Arkansas, The National Music Festival in the United States in Virginia, Premier Orchestral Institute in Mississippi, Espressivo Music Festival in the Republic of Montenegro, as well as guest conductor of the Guri Project reference orchestras in the cities of Presidente Prudente, São José do Rio Preto and Jundiaí, as well as invitations to university orchestras as The University of Southern Mississippi, University of North Dakota, University of New Mexico and University Center of Sao Paulo (UNASP).
Currently, Jean Reis is the music director of four international music festivals in four states of Brazil: Festival Internacional Música na Serra, the Festival Internacional Música no Pampa, Festival Música nas Montanhas and Festival Internacional de Música de Bauru. He is the founder and maestro of the Versatilis Orchestra.
By November 2020 a total of more of 68 festivals already made, taking more than 1000 free concerts to the public.