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Hassan Anderson

Title: Assistant Professor / Oboe
Coordinator of Teaching Artistry
School of Music
Phone: 803-576-7900
Office: School of Music Room 328
Hassan Anderson

Named the Yale School of Music 2019 Distinguished Teaching Artist of the Year, American oboist Hassan Anderson is a soloist, chamber musician, conductor, and teacher.

Noted for his clarity of tone, range of colors, and energetic stage presence, Mr. Anderson was the oboist of the acclaimed innovative New York-based chamber music ensemble SHUFFLE Concert (Ensemble Mélange), a position he has held from 2011-2018. With the ensemble, Mr. Anderson toured Israel three times, performed on series throughout the US and Canada, including the Duplex, Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, the Rose Studio at Lincoln Center, New York’s Rhinebeck Chamber Music Society Series, Los Angeles’s L'Ermitage Concert Series, Pennsylvania’s Lancaster Performing Arts Center, and Pepperdine University Center for the Arts in California, as well as at such distinguished summer festivals as Cooperstown Music Festival, Buck Hill Skytop Music Festival, Canada’s Chamberfest Ottawa, to name a few.

Mr. Anderson has recorded an album of works by various artists, including Schumann, Gershwin, Avner Dorman (world premiere), and Jonathan Keren (world premiere) with SHUFFLE Concert (in-house label, October 2013). He is also featured on “Unremembered,” a song cycle by Sarah Kirkland Snider (New Amsterdam Records, September 2015). Mr. Anderson’s newest release (New Focus Recordings, March 2020) is a world-premiere recording with the East Coast Contemporary Ensemble of John Alyward’s “Angelus.” 

A popular collaborator, amongst his numerous guest appearances with distinguished ensembles, are performances with the New York Philharmonic, American Ballet Theater, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, the Jupiter Symphony Chamber Players, East Coast Contemporary Ensemble (ecce), and The Harlem Chamber Players.

Mr. Anderson is the Co-Artistic Director of The East Coast Contemporary Ensemble (ecce) and was recently named Assistant Professor of Oboe and Coordinator of Teaching Artistry at the University of South Carolina.

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