Lee Anderson is the Director of Orchestras at Fairview High School and Southern Hills Middle School in Boulder, CO. Since arriving at Fairview in 2021, his orchestras have received the highest ratings at the Colorado ASTA Large Group Regional and State festivals every year. Under his baton, the Fairview Chamber Orchestra was invited in 2023 to perform at the Colorado Music Educator Association conference for the 10th time in Fairview's history. Most recently, Mr. Anderson and the Fairview Chamber Orchestra were invited to perform at the 2024 National Orchestra Festival in Louisville, Kentucky.
In addition to teaching, Mr. Anderson keeps an active performing schedule as a professional violist. He performs regularly in the viola section of the Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra and as Principal Viola of the Boulder Symphony Orchestra. He has also served as a substitute violist for the Louisville Orchestra and Houston Grand Opera.
Mr. Anderson received a Bachelor of Music Education, Bachelor of Music in Viola Performance, and Master of Music in Viola Performance from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, where his principal instructors were Stephen Wyrczynski, Ed Gazouleas, and Brenda Brenner. When not in the orchestra classroom or on the performance stage, he enjoys hiking, crossword puzzles, and spending time with his wife, Aspen, their dog, Max, and their cat, Clara."
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