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Summer Reed Academy

Summer 2022

The West Virginia University Summer Reed Academy is a comprehensive musical experience for high school saxophone, clarinet, oboe, and bassoon students. The academy will provide a deep dive into important topics for reed players such as orchestral repertoire, chamber music, jazz, and contemporary and extended techniques. Students will receive individual lessons, participate in chamber music, and attend masterclasses during the week-long event. This academy is intended for intermediate to advanced level reed students. Students will experience clinics and workshops by WVU reed faculty and guest artists. Attendees can choose to attend in-person or online.

Reed Academy Faculty

Cynthia Anderson
Lynn Hileman
Jeffrey Siegfried
John Wiegand


Online Tuition: $100
In-Person Tuition:  $300
Housing: $325

Sample Schedule

All times are Eastern Standard. 

9:00am – Stretches, Warmups, Meditation

9:30am – Listening Session

10:30am – Chamber Music

12:00pm – Lunch Break  

1:00pm – Guest Performance

2:00pm – Individual Lessons

4:00pm –  Special Topics Session (Instrument Specific)

5:00pm – Dinner  and Evening Recreational Activities


Contact Jeff Siegfried at