Splinter Reeds
Sqwonk bass clarinet duo
San Francisco Contemporary Music Players
REDSHIFT contemporary music ensemble
Paul Dresher Electro/Acoustic Band
Edmund Welles: the bass clarinet quartet


Switchboard Music
Co-Director; presenting an annual 8-hour marathon concert and concert series
San Francisco Conservatory of Music
Professor of Clarinet and Professional Development, Chair of Woodwinds


Berkeley Symphony
California Symphony
Del Sol String Quartet

ECO Ensemble
Friction Quartet
Garrett/Moulton dance company
Left Coast Chamber Ensemble
Magik*Magik Orchestra
Oakland East Bay Symphony
Other Minds
San Francisco Ballet
San Francisco Chamber Orchestra

Jeff Anderle is a pioneer in the world of low reeds, helping to popularize the role of the modern clarinet and bass clarinet through his innovative and diverse performances, ensembles, and commissions.

He is a founding member of Splinter Reeds, the Bay Area’s first reed quintet, and half of the bass clarinet duo Sqwonk, which has commissioned and premiered a significant body of work that infuses aspects of classical, folk and popular music into its own distinct style.  He is a clarinetist in the San Francisco Contemporary Music Players and performs regularly with a wide range of music institutions from orchestras to diverse chamber music ensembles.  Former ensemble memberships include REDSHIFT contemporary music ensemble, the Paul Dresher Electro/Acoustic Band, and the virtuosic, heavy metal bass clarinet quartet Edmund Welles. Through these various projects, he has commissioned or premiered over 150 works and been featured nationally at festivals and masterclasses.

Jeff is a founding co-director of Switchboard Music, a presenting organization which has featured hundreds of innovative musicians through its annual marathon and concert series. He teaches clarinet, bass clarinet, chamber music, and entrepreneurship at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music where he is chair of the woodwind department, and has given masterclasses across the country on these topics.  He has served on the faculty at U.C. Berkeley and as a member of Amoveo Ensemble holds a guest artist residency at California State University East Bay. He holds a M.M. from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and a B.A. from University of California at Los Angeles.

Jeff is a Selmer Paris Performing Artist, performing on Presence clarinets and uses Clark Fobes mouthpieces.

Contact: jeff@jeffanderle.com
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