Scott Anderson

Instructor of Clarinet, Interlochen Arts Camp

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

M.M., Clarinet Performance, Northwestern University; B.M., Clarinet Performance, Eastman School of Music

Scott Anderson has been for over two decades the Principal Clarinetist of the Honolulu (now Hawaii) Symphony, a position he held previously with the Grand Rapids and Oakland symphonies. While a member of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra he was also an active recording studio musician. He has performed as Principal Clarinet at many summer festivals, including Glimmerglass Opera,
the Carmel Bach Festival and Colorado Music Festival, and has appeared as concerto soloist with several orchestras. He has recorded solo and chamber music on the Albany, CRI and Well-Tempered labels.

Professor Anderson currently teaches at St. Olaf College in Minnesota. He taught previously at California State University Sacramento, the University of California Berkeley, and Grand Valley State University.

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