John Weigand

Dr. John Weigand is Professor of Music at West Virginia University, where he teaches applied clarinet and conducts the WVU Chamber Winds.  He performed part time in the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra for twenty-five seasons, playing principal, second and Eb clarinet.  He has also played in the Cleveland Orchestra, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, the North Carolina Symphony, the West Virginia Symphony and the Wheeling Symphony.  He is a member of the Laureate Quintet in residence at WVU, and has collaborated with colleague James Miltenberger, Emeritus Professor of Piano at WVU, to perform in recital throughout the Eastern United States.

Dr. Weigand is an expert in the design and alteration of clarinet mouthpieces and has done mouthpiece alteration for clarinetists in major U.S. symphony orchestras. He is nationally renowned for clarinet reed-making, and teaches this skill to his WVU clarinet students and professional colleagues.  His company, Precision Reed Products, produces the world renowned Reedual, as well as other products for making single reeds.

Dr. Weigand holds degrees in music from The Florida State University, Northwestern University and The Oberlin Conservatory of Music, and his principal teachers include Robert Marcellus, Fred Ormand, Lawrence McDonald, Keith Stein, and Kent Krive.

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Season 3 Concerts

Season Three Opening Concert
September 21, 2023 7:00 PM
Suncrest United Methodist Church
Sep 21
Carnival of the Animals: A Family Concert Celebration
September 22, 2023 6:00 PM
Lyell B Clay Concert Theatre at West Virginia University College of Creative Arts
Sep 22
Sweet Serenades at the Terrace
November 9, 2023 7:00 PM
The Terrace at West Virginia Botanic Garden
Nov 9
Season Three Opening Concert
September 21, 2023
Suncrest United Methodist Church

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Sep 21
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