Member Since: Fall 2014
Occupation: Elementary Music Teacher - Collinsville School District, Marching Band Tech - Collinsville High School, Percussion Tech - Edwardsville High School, Assistant Marching Band Director - Central Community High School.
Mentors/Musical Heroes: Terence Mayhue, Evan Hinds, Jen Moder, and David Boggs.
Favorite Brass Band Piece: The Light Fantastic - John Lovatt-Cooper.
Dean Anderson is a 2015 graduate of McKendree University with a Bachelors of Music Education. In his time at McKendree, Dean participated in the Marching Bearcat Band Drumline, Concert Band, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Combo, Percussion Ensemble, Concert Choir, and Chamber Choir. Dean currently teaches elementary music in the Collinsville School District, and is a marching band staff member for Edwardsville High School, Collinsville High School, and Central Community High School. Performance experiences include St. Louis Brass Band, Washington University Symphony Orchestra, St. Louis Wind Symphony, Alton Symphony Orchestra, Edwardsville Municipal Band, and Highland Municipal Band. Dean is endorsed by Vic Firth as an Educator.