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David Anderson
Joined Seton Hill
2014
Hometown
Pittsburgh
Contact Info
danderson@setonhill.edu

In addition to teaching at Seton Hill, Anderson is Music Director of the Lake Geneva Symphony Orchestra in Wisconsin, and a freelance pianist in the Pittsburgh area. Previously, he was on the music faculty of Beloit College (8 years) where he conducted the orchestra, taught applied and class piano, music theory, and helped developed an El Sistema-inspired program that paired music students with at-risk children to help them develop music skills through group activities and lessons. In addition, he was on the artistic staff of the Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra in the Chicago Suburbs.

Education

  • MM (orchestral conducting), University of Illinois (Urbana, IL), 2006
  • MM (piano performance), Baylor, 2004
  • BM (piano performance), Baylor University (Waco, TX), 2002

Organizations

  • Association of Wisconsin Symphony Orchestras (board member)
  • Conductors Guild
  • League of American Orchestras

Performances

  • Numerous honors orchestras at the secondary level
  • Performances with Midori, Rachel Barton Pine, Christopher Martin (Chicago Symphony principal trumpet), Brandon Ridenour (former trumpet player in the Canadian Brass), Brant Taylor (Chicago Symphony cellist), and the Chicago cast of the Jersey Boys.