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Since moving to Vancouver in 2003 from his hometown of Albuquerque, New Mexico,hornist Nick Anderson has been active as both a performer and educator. After receiving his Bachelors of Music in Horn Performance from the University of British Columbia in 2007, Nick went on to grad studies and completed his Masters in 2009. Nick has studied with Dennis Heeter and Richard Mingus, and most recently with Ben Kinsman of the Vancouver Symphony. He has also played in the master classes of Larry Vine, Andrew Clark, James Sommerville, Fergus McWilliam, Gail Williams, and Radovan Vlatkovic.
Nick has performed as principle horn with the UBC Wind Ensemble and Symphony Orchestra, as well as served on the faculty of the UBC Summer Music Institute and the Whistler Music Festival. Nick currently plays with the Vancouver Metropolitan Orchestra and Vancouver Brass Project. Active as a chamber musician, Nick plays with the Cascades Brass quintet as well as with his brass trio which won second prize in the 2008 Vancouver Friends of Chamber Music competition and traveled later that year to compete in the Fischoff International Chamber music competition in South Bend, Indiana.
Nick works actively in Vancouver as a session musician with various pop, folk, and rock acts. He has performed on studio releases and appeared in concert with many groups including E.S.L., Corbin Murdoch and the Nautical Miles, Reed Foehl, Fanshaw, Veda Hille, Fandeath, Cris Derksen and Brasstronaut.