Joshua Anderson, DMA

Assistant Professor of Clarinet
Joshua Anderson


Joshua Anderson is an active orchestral and chamber musician and has given performances in such venues as Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center's David Geffen Hall.

Anderson currently performs with the Reno Philharmonic, holds the position of principal clarinet with the Dearborn Symphony Orchestra, and has played under the baton of such conductors as Valery Gergiev and Peter Oundjian. As a chamber musician, he has performed internationally alongside members of the New York and Berlin philharmonic orchestras. He is also a member of the Four Corners Ensemble, which was recently in residence at the Shanghai Conservatory of Music and the Flatirons Chamber Music Festival, both of which are committed to crossing cultural divides both at home and abroad.

Anderson has taught lessons for the University of Michigan and Yale University, and has worked as a teaching artist for Yale's Music in Schools Initiative, the MPulse Clarinet Institute and the Flatirons Chamber Music Festival Young Artist Program. He currently serves on the faculty of the University of Nevada, Reno as assistant professor of clarinet.

Anderson attended the Interlochen Arts Academy and holds degrees from the Peabody Conservatory, the Yale University School of Music and the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.


  • DMA, Clarinet, University of Michigan, 2018
  • MM, Yale University School of Music, 2015
  • B.M., Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University, 2013