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Vocal music educator

Micheal Fred Anders, vocal music educator. Recipient Certified of Recognition for distinguished achievement by a graduating senior Lamar U., 1976; Ohio State University fellow, 1987-1988.


Anders, Micheal Fred was born on November 20, 1954 in Kountze, Texas, United States. Son of Fred and Mae Bertie (Basar) Anders.


2 chldn., Lucille Celeste, Martin Price. Bachelor of Science in Vocal Music Education with highest honors, Lamar U., Beaumont, Texas, 1976, M.M. in Music Literature and Vocal Performance, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy in Musicology, Ohio State University.


Instructor music Port Arthur (Texas) Indiana School District, 1977. Instructor choral and vocal music, music coordinator Silsbee (Texas) Indiana School District, 1977—1981. Minister of music Calvary Baptist Church, Beaumont, 1981.

Principal roles Beaumont Civic Opera, 1974—1981. Director choral activities, professor music & chairman department Fine Arts, University Findlay (Ohio) College, since 1981. Choir director First Christian Church, Findlay, 1983—1987, Norcrest Presbyterian Church, 1988—1993.

Member Cantari Singers, Columbus, Ohio, 1988—1995. Vocal recitalist. Member Interfaith Choral Society, 1977—1981. Vice president, 1980—1981.

Board directors, 1978—1980. Member Beaumont Junior Forum LUV Follies, 1977—1981, Silsbee Bicentennial Musical Production Company, 1976, Heidelburg Summer Theatre, 1983, Lamar University Summer Opera Workshop, 1974—1982, Ritz Players, Tiffin, Ohio, since 1986, Fort Findlay Playhouse, Findlay, since 1990, Findlay Light Opera Company, since 1995.


  • Other Work

    • Singer: My Fair Lady, 1976, Funny Girl, Kismet, George M, Once Upon a Mattress, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, The Most Happy Fellow, Trial by Jury, Fiddler on the Roof, Gianni Schicchi, Cavalleria Rusticana, Madama Butterfly, Der Zigeunerbaron, La Traviata, La Fille du Regiment, Amahl and the Night Visitors, Cinderella, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor, solo appearances in major choral works songs. Producer(museum director): No, No, Nanette, The Sound of Music, The King and I, South Pacific, 1976, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Once Upon a Mattress, Of Thee I Sing, Call Me Madam, Follies, Brigadoon, Gypsy, The Music Man, Camelot, Kismet, Girl Crazy.


Member Interfaith Choral Society, 1977-1981, vice president, 1980-1981, board directors, 1978-1981. Mem.Beaumont Junior Forum LUV Follies, 1977-1981, Silsbee Bicentennial Musical Production Company, 1976, Heidelburg Summer Theatre, 1983. Lamar U. Summer Opera Workshop, 1974-1982, Ritz Players, Tiffin, Ohio, 1986, Fort Findlay Playhouse, Findlay, Ohio, 1990, Findlay Light Opera Company, 1995, others.

Member.Opera American, National Opera Association, American Choral Dirs. Association, American Musicology Society, National Association Teachers Singing, National Opera Association, Center Opera Service, Texas Music Educators Association, Texas Classroom Teachers Association American Choral Dirs. Association, Southern Baptist Church Music Conference, College Music Society, Music Library.Assn., Sonneck Society, National Theatrical Honor Society, Ohio Music Education Association, Music Educators National Association, Alpha Psi Omega, Phi Eta Sigma, Phi Kappa Phi.

Appeared in My Fair Lady, 1776, Funny Girl, Kismet, George M, Once Upon a Mattress, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, The Most Happy.


Married Denise Kay Reno, July 5, 1986. Children: Lucille Celeste, Martin Price.

Fred Anders

Mae Bertie (Basar) Anders

Denise Kay Reno

Lucille Celeste Anders

Martin Price Anders