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University of British Columbia

Mark Anderson is currently Assistant Professor of Piano and Chamber Music at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver.  He accepts undergrad and graduate students each year as space in his studio permits. Previously, he has taught students of all ages and levels for over 25 years. His students have been competition winners on a local, regional and national level and some have gone on to major in piano performance at major universities and conservatories. He has been an affiliate of the Music Teachers Association of California since 1998 and of Music Teachers National Association since 2005. Mark Anderson accepts students by audition. Mr. Anderson’s studio is often full and a waiting list is not uncommon. Beginners through early intermediate students are encouraged to enrol in New World Music Academy, which Mr. Anderson owns and operates.


Mark Anderson is a regular teacher and lecturer at the Victoria Conservatory of Music’s Summer Piano Academy in July. For more information, visit https://vcm.bc.ca/music-programs/vcm-summer-academy/ 

New World Music Academy

Mark Anderson is the founder and guest instructor at New World Music Academy in Pleasanton, CA. New World Music Academy has proven its commitment to quality music education since opening its doors in September of 2005. New World Music Academy invites you to experience the excellence in teaching, facility and staff. Lessons, classes, recitals, special projects, community outreach programs, special student events are available to students of all ages and levels.

Competition Juror and Masterclass Clinician

Mr. Anderson is regularly invited to adjudicate international competitions (Vancouver BC, Newport, Wales, New Orleans and others), and has adjudicated several state concerto and solo competitions for MTAC (Music Teacher’s Association of California) as well as Panel/YAG auditions, U.S. Open Competition, the Ross McKee Piano Competition in San Francisco, and many others. In Canada, he regularly adjudicates regional festivals and competitions.

He has given masterclasses throughout the UK, US west coast (such as at University of Washington and University of Victoria) and is regularly invited as masterclass clinician throughout North America for a wide variety of institutions and local music societies.