Dr. Scott Anderson
Professor of Music | Director of Choral Activities
- B.A. 1982, Whitworth College
- M.Mus. 1984, Westminster Choir College
- D.M.A. 1993, University of Missouri-Kansas City
Joined ISU Faculty in 1992 (1992-2003; returned in 2005)
Dr. Scott Eric Anderson conducts the ISU Chamber & Concert Choirs, the Camerata Singers, and teaches Choral Conducting, Choral Methods, and voice. Dr. Anderson has received Idaho State University's "Master Teacher" and "Outstanding Public Service" awards on three occasions. He has studied conducting with such eminent teachers as Eph Ehly, Joseph Flummerfelt, Allen Crowell, Frauke Hassemann, Wilhelm Ehmann, Robert Shaw, and many others.
Choirs under Dr. Anderson¹s direction have traveled throughout the United State, Europe, and South America. As Director of Choral Activities at Idaho State University, Anderson has led the Idaho State University Chamber Choir or Camerata Singers on performance tours of Poland, Slovenia, the Czech Republic, Brazil, England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, Italy, Greece, Austria, Germany, Hungary, Spain, Portugal, Peru, France, Denmark, Sweden and Norway. Idaho State University choral ensembles have performed under Anderson's direction at state, regional and divisional conventions of the American Choral Directors Association and the Music Educators National Conference.
Dr. Anderson serves as the Artistic Director of the Idaho International Choral Festival where choral groups from around the world join together in Pocatello, Idaho for a week of choral performances, conducting master classes and artistic and cultural exchange. He has served the American Choral Directors Association in state, divisional, and national offices, and has been featured as guest conductor, lecturer and teacher throughout the United States and abroad.