Bob Anderson holds Bachelor of Music and Education Degrees from the University of Western Ontario, where he studied choral conducting with Deral Johnson, and a Master’s Degree in Vocal Performance from the University of Cincinnati. He performed with the Elmer Iseler Singers for four seasons, and his choral arrangements and compositions are published with several Canadian publishers. He taught in the Peel District School Board for 25 years, joining the staff of Cawthra Park Secondary School in 1999, retiring in 2016.
In addition to his new role with the Ontario Male Chorus, he is enjoying his second full season as founding conductor of Resonance, a non-auditioned choir for youth and young adults ages 15 to 28. Resonance is part of the Mississauga Festival Choir family of choirs.
As well, Bob conducts Raising Voices, a “family choir” that includes individuals with dementia, including Alzheimer’s Disease, and their caregivers, with support from youth and adult volunteers, MFC, and Alzheimer Society Peel.