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Jordan Anderson

Artist in Residence, Double Bass
Jordan Anderson, double bass

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Jordan Anderson has served as Principal Bass of the Seattle Symphony Orchestra and Seattle Opera since fall 2000. He has also served as Principal Bass of the Bellingham Festival of Music Orchestra since 2015.

Anderson has soloed with the Seattle Symphony, Cascade Symphony Orchestra and Seattle Chamber Orchestra. In April 2013, Anderson performed his composition Traction for Solo Double Bass at [untitled], the Seattle Symphony’s new-music series. In November 2007 he performed the Washington State premiere of John Harbison’s Concerto for Bass Viol and Orchestra with the Seattle Symphony.

Recent music festival appearances include performances at the Seattle Chamber Music Society where he is a frequent participant at their summer and winter festivals. Anderson’s awards include Grand Prize in the David Walter Memorial Double Bass Composition Competition. He is passionate about teaching and enjoys playing recitals and giving master classes around the United States. Anderson has a Bachelor of Music degree from the Curtis Institute of Music, where he studied with Harold Robinson, Principal Bass of The Philadelphia Orchestra.