About Mark Anderson

Being one of America's most outstanding pianists, Mark Anderson performs as a soloist with orchestra, in solo recitals, in chamber recitals with his wife and pianist Michelle Mares and The Röntgen Piano Trio and has an active recording career with UK-based Nimbus Records. He currently divides his time as Assistant Professor at University of British Columbia in Vancouver BC and Pleasanton CA where he is committed to ever improving the student experience at New World Music Academy in Pleasanton.

SoundArts Students Amazing in 2018 Spring Recital

To those who have launched them, the first performance of a chamber music program feels like a testing-ground for all the hard-work, preparation, administrative (read: schedule) juggling, and tireless practicing, in addition to all the efforts by parents, teachers and administrators to make it all come together. Well, today it can be said that those [...]

By | May 12th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on SoundArts Students Amazing in 2018 Spring Recital

Saxophonist Joshua Marshall joins NWMA!

NWMA is proud to announce the addition of saxophonist Joshua Marshall to our faculty. Joshua holds a Masters degree in performance from Mills College and performs throughout the San Francisco Bay Area with a variety of ensembles. His own compositions are infused with heavy doses of improvisation as is his collaborative work with ensembles such [...]

By | January 6th, 2018|News & Events|Comments Off on Saxophonist Joshua Marshall joins NWMA!

NWMA Holiday Recital Video

Our Holiday Recital was fantastic yesterday with so many people to congratulate! Parents, teachers and students all work together to create artistic experiences, as witnessed in these two students performing the first movement of Beethoven’s last sonata for violin and piano in G Major, Op.96. This sort of peer-collaboration between students is the driving force [...]

By | December 17th, 2017|Blog, Chamber Music|Comments Off on NWMA Holiday Recital Video

Academy Director Mark Anderson performs Dvorak with Borealis Quartet

Here is an excerpt from a concert that took place at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada on October 20th, 2017. Mark Anderson performs Dvorak's Piano Quintet in A Major Op.81 with the Borealis String Quartet. New World Music Academy's mission is to prepare our students for a life-time of music-making. Working with [...]

By | December 9th, 2017|Blog, Chamber Music|Comments Off on Academy Director Mark Anderson performs Dvorak with Borealis Quartet

NWMA Director Mark Anderson in Chamber Music Concert this Saturday

The Röntgen Piano Trio (Mark Anderson - piano, Antoine van Dongen - violin, and Eric Gaenslen, cello) perform works by Beethoven, Julius Röntgen and Brahms this coming Saturday, December 9th at 8pm at Trinity Chamber Concerts (Trinity Chapel) - 2320 Dana St, Berkeley, CA 94704. Tickets and information can be found at http://www.trinitychamberconcerts.com

By | December 3rd, 2017|Blog, Chamber Music|Comments Off on NWMA Director Mark Anderson in Chamber Music Concert this Saturday

New Short of NWMA Director in Recording Studio

NWMA owner and executive director Mark Anderson is shown here in a short video produced by Nimbus Records (UK) recording part of a suite of pieces by German/Dutch composer Julius Röntgen. https://youtu.be/Bn8gxZSZfU4 Mark Anderson's recordings of solo piano works by Julius Röntgen are available online at www.Amazon.com and iTunes. Enjoy.

By | September 28th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on New Short of NWMA Director in Recording Studio

The Science of Sound – Summer Program

Attention all 4th – 8th graders! New World Music Academy presents The Science of Sound The Science of Sound is designed for children in 4th through 8th grades who are interested in science, music, and composition. It is created and run by Sadie Glass (MMus, BMusHons – Urbana-Champagne, Ill.). The class promises to ignite and inspire [...]

By | May 24th, 2017|News & Events|Comments Off on The Science of Sound – Summer Program

SUMMER PROGRAMS that INSPIRE and STIMULATE MINDS

  Beginning Piano! for ages 4 and up - Weekly July 10 through August 7 - 9am to 12pm Piano Improvisation for ages 10 and up - with Grammy Nominated jazz/blues pianist John R Burr String Ensemble with Cecilia Huang Piano Ensemble with Amelita Gutierrez Certificate of Merit Musicianship Class with Amelita Gutierrez (includes music [...]

By | May 24th, 2017|News & Events|Comments Off on SUMMER PROGRAMS that INSPIRE and STIMULATE MINDS