Curriculum Vitae - Richard Anderson, Conductor

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Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION & FURTHER STUDIES

1968            Bachelor of Music, Capital University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
1969            Master of Music, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
1975            Doctor of Musical Arts, The University of Michigan
1991-94       Orchestra Conducting course with Lawrence Leonard, Morley College, London, UK
1994-95       Master Classes for Repetiteurs with Victor Morris, London
2008            Kultur-Marketing, VHS, Steglitz-Zehlendorf, René Mannhold, Instructor

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

As Conductor/Musical Director
1987            The Marriage of Figaro (Mozart), Opera 70, Chichester Festival, UK
1988            The Merry Widow (Lehár), Petworth, UK
1994-95       Prima Chamber Orchestra, London
1996-97       Faust (Gounod), The Mayer-Lissman Opera Centre, London
1997            Thaïs (Massenet), The Mayer-Lissman Opera Centre
2000            The Beggars Opera (Gay), Soziale Künstlerförderung, Berlin, Germany
2000            Erwin und Elmire (Anna Amalia, Herzogin zu Sachsen-Weimar-Eisenach), Privatschule für
                    Gesang- und Sprecherziehung, Berlin (first performance in Berlin)
2000            Chorus of the German-Japanese Society, Berlin (Christmas Program)
2001            The Beauty and the Beast (Schambach), Scala Theater tour in Germany and Austria
2002            The Beauty and the Beast (Schambach), Scala Theater tour in Germany
2002            Pimpinone (Telemann), Theater Görlitz, Germany
2003            La Voix Humaine (Poulenc), Theater Görlitz
2005            Wagner Program, Berlin
2006            Tour with Operetta Program (Mexico, Agent:  niceart)
2009            Alte Oper, Erfurt:  Operetta Program with Singers and the Orchester Franz'L aus Weimar
2012            St Paul's, Rochester, NY, USA organ rededication series (concert  for organ and instruments)

As Stage Director/Musical Director
2007             Staged Operetta Evening with 4 singers, Vendredis classiques de Caunes-Minervois, France

As Repetiteur/Pianist
1964-2009   Accompanist for singers and instrumentalists
1982            The Abduction from the Harem (Mozart), Opera 70, Chichester Festival
1984            La Cenerentola (Rossini), Opera 70, Chichester Festival, UK
1998            Hochschule für Musik "Hanns Eisler", Berlin, Germany
1998-2000   Privatschule für Gesang- und Sprecherziehug, Berlin
1999            CD of Japanese Songs with Yuhei Sato, Tenor
2000            Concert Tour, Japan
2001            Privately in Paris
2001            Nathans Tod (Müller-Wieland), Theater Görlitz (First performance)
2001-02       Der kleine Muck (Schwemmer), Berliner Kammeroper, Berlin (First performance)
2002-03       Korrepetitor, Theater Görlitz
2004-07       Privately in France

As Professor, Organist and Choirmaster
1972-74       The University of Michigan, Graduate Teaching Assistant
1974-79       Bennett College, Greensboro, North Carolina, USA, Assistant Professor of Music and College
                    Organist (2 students won first prizes at international organ competitions)
1982            Händel Organ Concerto with the Monteverdi Orchestra (Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner),
                    Petworth Festival, UK

   
Organ Concerts as Soloist
Chester Cathedral, England
Chichester Cathedral, England
Coventry Cathedral, England
National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Washington, DC
St Philips Cathedral, Atlanta, Georgia
St Pauls Chapel, Columbia University, New York City
St Thomas, New York City
Washington Cathedral, Washington, DC

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