Jeff Anderson (tuba player)

Jeffrey "Jeff" Anderson (born September 21, 1962) is an American tuba player. As of 2017, he is the Principal Tubist in the San Francisco Symphony.[1] Anderson was educated at the Indiana University School of Music and Arizona State University. His teachers have included Harvey Phillips, Daniel Perantoni, Arnold Jacobs, Roger Bobo and Jim Self. He is an active soloist, clinician, chamber musician, and teacher. He has performed at the International Brass Conference, and is a frequent recitalist in the United States and abroad. He has been featured as a soloist with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra and the San Francisco Symphony.

Jeff Anderson
Jeffrey Anderson

(1962-09-21) September 21, 1962 (age 57)
United States
EducationCarmel High School (Indiana)
Alma materIndiana University School of Music
Arizona State University
OccupationTubist, soloist, clinician, teacher and chamber musician
Years active1984–present

He premiered the composition "Europa and the Bull" by composer Robin Holloway with the San Francisco Symphony on March 22 and 23, 2017.[2]

As of 2017, Anderson teaches at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.[3]

Major orchestral appointments include:


  1. ^ Jeff Anderson. "San Francisco Symphony - Tuba". Retrieved 2016-11-23.
  2. ^ Rowe, Georgia (2017-03-24). "Tuba takes center stage at San Francisco Symphony". The Mercury News. Retrieved 2018-03-25.
  3. ^ "Collegiate Faculty | Jeffrey Anderson". Retrieved 2016-11-23.