Ron Anderson Voice Scholarship established at SFA
Aug. 27, 2013
NACOGDOCHES, Texas –The Ron Anderson Voice Scholarship has been established through the Stephen F. Austin State University Alumni Association in honor of a longtime professor of music.
The scholarship will benefit SFA music majors studying vocal performance or pursuing certification in choral music education.
Anderson has been a member of the SFA music faculty and administration since 1970. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Concordia College and Master of Arts and doctoral degrees from the University of Iowa. He was director of choral activities at SFA for 13 years before serving as director of the School of Music from 1986 to 2009.
His teaching areas include voice, music bibliography, conducting, literature and appreciation. He is a past president of the Texas Association of Music Schools, a former chair of the University’s Chairs Forum and former co-chair of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Field of Study Committee for Music. He received the SFA Foundation Achievement Award for Teaching for the 2004-05 academic year and was founding director of the Texas Institute for Creativity and Innovation in spring 2008. Anderson also served for two years as interim chair of the SFA Department of Psychology.
If you would like to contribute to the scholarship, contact the SFA Alumni Association at (936) 468-3407 or visit sfaalumni.com for more information.