jeff anderle

Clarinetist/bass clarinetist Jeff Anderle is currently enjoying an extremely diverse musical life. He is half of the bass clarinet duo Sqwonk, which infuses aspects of classical, folk and popular music into its own distinct style, and is a member of Edmund Welles, the world’s only composing bass clarinet quartet, performing “heavy chamber music.”  An exponent of contemporary classical music, Jeff is the clarinetist of the bi-coastal ensemble REDSHIFT, and  has performed extensively in the SF Bay Area in diverse venues as a member of the San Francisco Contemporary Music Players, Paul Dresher Electro/Acoustic Band and Magik*Magik Orchestra, as well as with the San Francisco Ballet, San Francisco Chamber Orchestra, Del Sol String Quartet, Left Coast Chamber Ensemble, and Earplay.  In addition, Jeff is a founding co-director of Switchboard Music, which presents an annual marathon concert featuring composers, ensembles and bands that fuse different genres and styles of music.  Jeff holds a M.M. from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, and a B.A from UCLA.

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ENSEMBLES

Splinter Reeds, the Bay Area's first reed quintet
Sqwonk, a dynamic and adventurous bass clarinet duo
San Francisco Contemporary Music Players, the oldest new music ensemble in the U.S.
REDSHIFT, a bi-coastal quartet
Paul Dresher Electro/Acoustic Band
Edmund Welles: the bass clarinet quartet, performing "heavy chamber music"

ORGANIZATIONS

Switchboard Music: Co-Director; presenting an annual 8-hour marathon concert and concert series
San Francisco Conservatory of Music: Faculty of clarinet, woodwind chamber music, entrepreneurship

GUEST APPEARANCES

Berkeley Symphony
California Symphony
Del Sol String Quartet

ECO Ensemble
Earplay
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