Sam Anderson

Sam Anderson, conductor and singer, is the Director of Choirs at Rockhurst High School in Kansas City, Missouri where he currently has over 200 young men singing in his 6 choirs. Biennially he tours a Rockhurst choir to Italy which performs as the guest liturgical choir for the masses at St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome, as well as at the head Jesuit churches in Rome: Chiesa del Gesù and St. Ignazio. In 2015, Mr. Anderson’s Concert Choir became the first music ensemble from Rockhurst chosen to perform at the Missouri Music Educators Association Conference. In 2013, his work with Rockhurst was nationally recognized, when out of over 30,000 nominations, he was announced as one of 217 quarter-finalists for the 2013 Music Educator Award presented by The Recording Academy and the GRAMMY Foundation. In 2017 he was named the Outstanding Choral Director of the Kansas City District of the Missouri Choral Directors Association. Mr. Anderson is also the Director of Music at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, a musically advanced and growing church music program in Kansas City. Also an active performer, Mr. Anderson was a member of the Grammy-award winning Kansas City Chorale from 2011-2019. He has most recently performed as a member of The Saint Tikhon Choir.