2001-present Director, Putnam Chorale
conducts 4-5 concerts per season, including major choral works with professional orchestra, annual Messiah sing-along, summer sing, and community events.
1986-present Conductor, Downtown Symphony
conducts 4-5 concerts per season, including annual Messiah sing-along, annual Opera on the Terrace, children’s concerts, as well as orchestral concerts of standard and unusual repertoire.
1984-present Conductor/Music Director, American Chamber Opera Company
conducts 4-6 operas per season for four performances each, including 27 premieres to date.
2011 Music Director, Chapel Concerts at Murray Hill/Kips Bay
prepared and conducted a concert of works for string orchestra, including Vivaldi’s Four Seasons (complete), and other smaller works. (Production ended after first concert).
1978-85 Conductor, Baruch Faculty Chamber Orchestra
prepared and conducted concerts of orchestral works for small orchestras.
1977-80 Conductor, Columbia University Chamber Orchestra
prepared and conducted programs of orchestral works for small orchestras.
1976-80 Conductor, Columbia Composers Ensemble
prepared and conducted premieres of works composed by graduate composition students, with some of New York’s best New Music performers.
1973-present Guest Conductor
with various professional and amateur groups in the greater New York area.
1973 Principal Conductor, Boston Ballet production of Peter and the Wolf
conducted a two week (twice-daily) run of performances of Prokofiev’s classic work for children, with celebrity narrators Cyril Ritchard, James Earl Jones, and Celeste Holm.
1970-74 Director, Columbia University Jazz Band
prepared and conducted performances of a 20 piece jazz band, with both standard and new repertoire.
1970-71 Music Director/Conductor, Barnard Gilbert and Sullivan Society
prepared and conducted multiple performances of selected works of the G&S canon.
Dr. Anderson has conducted various professional and amateur groups in a great variety of venues in and around New York City, including Weill Recital Hall (at Carnegie Hall, NYC), Paramount Theatre ( NYC), Charles Ives Hall (Danbury, CT), and even massed choirs in front of the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor.