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Summer Percussion Academy

June 20-23, 2023

George WillisThe annual West Virginia University Summer Percussion Academy is a comprehensive musical experience for high school percussion students. The academy will be scheduled for summer 2023, and will reflect the extensive percussion offerings of the WVU percussion department: orchestral percussion, marching percussion, drum set, world music, electronic music, and other various musical styles. Students will receive individual lessons, participate in percussion ensemble rehearsals, and have performance opportunities during the week-long event. 

Brian Wolfe This academy is for beginning level to advanced percussion students. Students will experience clinics and workshops by WVU percussion faculty and guest artists. Participants can choose to attend in-person or online.


Tuition: $325
Housing: estimated $300

Michael Vercelli
Percussion Academy Faculty 

George R. Willis
Michael B. Vercelli
Brian Wolfe