Scott Anderson

Instructor of Clarinet, Interlochen Arts Camp

Professor of Clarinet, St. Olaf College; Principal Clarinetist, Hawaii Symphony

M.A., Ethnomusicology, University of Hawaii; M.M., Clarinet Performance, Northwestern University; B.M., Clarinet Performance, Eatman School of Music

Clarinetist Scott Anderson currently teaches at St. Olaf College in Minnesota, having taught previously at California State University in Sacramento, the University of California in Berkeley and Davis, and at Grand Valley State University in Michigan. He has been for many years the Principal Clarinetist of the Honolulu (now Hawaii) Symphony, a position he also held with the Grand Rapids and Oakland (California) symphonies. While a member of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra he was also an active recording studio musician. In addition to performing during the summers at various festivals and appearing as concerto soloist with several orchestras, he has recorded solo and chamber music on the Albany, CRI and Well-Tempered labels.

He completed his undergraduate studies at the Eastman School of Music under Stanley Hasty and his Masters at Northwestern University with Robert Marcellus. Other teachers include Leon Russianoff, Mitchell Lurie, Franklin Cohen and Keith Underwood.