Michael Anderson is Professor of Trumpet at the Wanda L. Bass School of Music at Oklahoma City University. He is a member of the International Trumpet Guild Board of Directors, Executive Director of the Guild’s web site, and chairman of the ITG technology committee. He has premiered many new works at the ITG International Conferences over the last ten years.
His degrees are from Illinois State University (BM), and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (MM). Primary teachers have been Dennis Schneider, Herbert Koerselman, and Arnold Jacobs.
Anderson is a member of the Oklahoma City Philharmonic, the Lyric Theater Orchestra, the Oklahoma City Brass Quintet, as well as a founding member and manager of the Oklahoma City Jazz Orchestra. He has performed many times with the Tulsa Symphony and as an active freelance trumpeter, he has played for countless national tours; recording sessions; and jazz, orchestra and chamber music events.