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Mark Anderson, M.A.
Dean

Fine Arts and Communication Division
     (650) 949-7156
     andersonmark@foothillmusictech.com
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Foothill campus
Office: 1702

Schedule:
M-F 8AM - 4PM

Interests:
Music
Golf
Cinema
Literature

Biography:
Mark Anderson is Dean of the Fine Arts Division, and Director of the Music Technology Program at Foothill College. Before developing the Music Technology Program, he served as Chair of the Music Department and Director of Jazz Studies at Foothill.


Prior to joining the faculty at Foothill, he was Director of Jazz Studies at Fresno City College from 1987 - 1989, and Graduate Teaching Assistant in Jazz Studies at the University of Denver, Lamont School of Music from 1980-1983. After graduate school, he enjoyed a career as a full time professional musician and booking agent in Denver during the 80's, playing hundreds of recording sessions and performing nightly with many of the greatest musicians in the world. http://www.foothill.edu/fac/marka/performance.htm


Mark's recognitions include a California Music Award for engineering and performing on "Adelante", the "World Beat Album of the Year" in 1996, Innovator of the Year at Foothill-DeAnza in 1999, and Innovation of the Year in 1997. His compositions and arrangements for jazz ensemble are performed frequently at Universities, Colleges and Jazz Festivals throughout the United States, Japan and Europe.


Personal Quote:
Call upon God, but row away from the rocks.
...Hunter Thompson


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