William Reeder

Title: Interim Director & Professor of Arts Management


Email: wreeder@gmu.edu

Phone: 202-257-2851


Former Dean of the College of Visual and Performing Arts, George Mason University. Vice President and General Manager of the Washington Performing Arts Society; established the Sallie Mae Trust for Education at the Sallie Mae; Executive Director of the Levine School of Music in Washington D.C.; President of the Saint Louis Conservatory of Music; Executive Director of Opera Music Theatre International; Newark Community School of the Arts. In addition, Dean Reeder has been on the faculty and administration of Indiana University, Bloomington, and Illinois State University. For eight years, Mr. Reeder was a leading operatic tenor engaged by the Zurich, Switzerland Opera Company. As a professional singer, he performed more than 40 leading tenor roles in 15 major opera houses throughout Europe.


BA, Washington University

MM, Washington University

Certificate in Fund Raising Management, Indiana University Center on Philanthropy, Fund Raising School

Courses Taught

AMGT 504 Professional Development Arts Management
AMGT 602 Seminar in Arts Management
AMGT 606 Governance and Leadership (Board of Directors)