Mark Anderson, Classical Pianist
Mark Anderson Pianist
Having begun piano studies at the age of 5, pianist Mark Anderson, a native of the San Francisco Bay Area, has established himself as one of the world's outstanding pianists.
Mark has performed world-wide as recitalist, soloist and and chamber musician. He has also appeared as soloist with conductors such as Sir Simon Rattle, Nicholas McCegan, William Boughton, George Cleve, Adam Fischer, and many others. In recital, Mark has appeared at New York's Alice Tully Hall and Weill Hall, the Kennedy Center and the Phillips Gallery in Washington D.C., London's Wigmore Hall and Zurich's Tonhalle and elsewhere throughout Europe and the United States to great critical acclaim. In addition, his performances have been featured on BBC Radio 3, the CBC in Canada, and on radio and television in Spain, Italy, Ireland, Japan and the United States.
Mr. Anderson records exclusively with Nimbus Records and has released recordings of works by Liszt, Schumann, Brahms and Dohnanyi, Copland and Gershwin that have all have met with significant critical acclaim. In 2004, he released, with his former two-piano partner Tamriko Siprashvili, a world premiere of Tim Seddon's two-piano arrangement of Mussorgky's Pictures at an Exhibition and Stravinsky's Rite of Spring. He is currently recording many of the solo piano works of Hans von Bülow with Nimbus.
In the United States, his formative teachers were Trula Whelan and Aiko Onishi while in the UK they were Ryszard Bakst and, most notably, Benjamin Kaplan. Mr. Anderson holds a bachelor degree in piano performance from San Jose State University as well as post-graduate degrees from the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, and the Royal Academy of Music in London where he continued his studies on a Fulbright Scholarship.
Mark Anderson is the founder and executive director of New World Music Academy in Pleasanton, California. The academy continues to teach and inspire students of all ages and is a leader in innovative teaching techniques in the San Francisco Bay Area. Mr. Anderson is often invited to adjudicate regional, national and international piano competitions and teachers privately at New World Music Academy.
Most recently, Mr. Anderson has been appointed to the faculty at University of British Columbia in Vancouver as an Assistant Professor of Piano and will commence teaching there in September 2012.
Mark Anderson is a Steinway Artist.
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