B.M. clarinet performance, Eastman School of Music, a student of Stanley Hasty; M.M. clarinet performance, Northwestern University, a fellowship student of Robert Marcellus: additional study with Leon Russianoff, Rosario Mazzeo, Franklin Cohen, Mitchell Lurie, and Keith Underwood.  Anderson has held the position of Principal Clarinetist in the Honolulu Symphony, the Grand Rapids Symphony, the Oakland Symphony, as well as in a number of summer festival orchestras, including the Carmel Bach Festival, Glimmerglass Opera, and Colorado Music Festival. He was a member of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra; while in the Los Angeles area, he also worked frequently as a studio recording musician.  He has recorded on the CRI, Albany, Well-Tempered and Marco Polo labels and performed as concerto soloist at several venues across the United States and in Mexico.  Mr. Anderson taught previously at Grand Valley State University (Michigan), California State University Sacramento, and at the University of California at Berkeley and Davis.  He was also on the summer faculty of the Interlochen Center for the Arts for ten years.