Born in California, Andrew Anderson is a pianist deeply invested in the performance of contemporary music. Enrolled at the Orange County School of the Arts from until graduation in 2013, he is currently completing a B.M. in piano performance at the University of California, Irvine, studying under Nina Scolnik. Here, he has collaborated with a variety of talented musicians; notable examples include the premiering of several works of student composers with UCI’s ICIT graduate program, and serving as repetiteur for the Claire Trevor School of the Arts’ performances of Dido and Aeneas and the west coast premiere of Rorem’s Our Town. Andrew has also received master classes from Russell Guyver and the late Edmund Battersby, for whom he performed Messiaen’s “Regard de la Vierge”. Next year, Andrew will pursue a Masters in collaborative keyboard at CalArts, where he will study with Vicky Ray.