Jon Anderson, M.M.
Office: Music 109
Phone: (208) 885-7362
College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
With UI Since 2000
Lionel Hampton School of Music
Instructor of Jazz Piano
M.M. Music Composition, University of Idaho
B.M. Music Education, University of Idaho
Jon Anderson began teaching at the University of Idaho in the fall of 1999. He currently teaches jazz piano lessons, jazz piano classes and coaches jazz combos. Jon also enjoys performing with the UI faculty jazz group known as the Palouse Jazz Project.
In addition to his work at the university, Jon maintains an active private piano studio, performs in various local jazz and rock ensembles, and enjoyed five seasons as musical director for the Idaho Repertory Theater. He has been an active board member and executive director for Rendezvous in the Park, a local summer concert series and children’s arts festival. He was awarded Moscow’s 2008 Patron of the Arts Award for his work with this organization.
Jon received his B.M. in Music Education and M.M. in Music Composition from the University of Idaho. He lives with his wife Tina and two children just outside of Moscow in a home they recently built themselves…but the work never ends!