George N. Parks Minuteman Marching Band Building, Room 207

Timothy Todd Anderson has been at the University of Massachusetts Amherst since 2011.  He is the director of the over-370-member, award-winning Minuteman Marching Band.  Under Anderson's direction, the Minuteman Band has performed in both the 2013 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City and the 2018 Tournament of Roses in Pasadena, CA.  Both performances were televised internationally.

Dr. Anderson previously served as the Associate Director of Bands at California State University, Fresno for five years. 

In addition to his Marching Band responsibilities, Dr. Anderson also directs the Pep Band, the Concert Band, teaches Marching Band Techniques and conducting, and works with student teachers.  During the summers, Dr. Anderson is the conductor of the Amherst Community Band.  He is a frequent clinician and guest conductor with school band programs throughout New England. 

Dr. Anderson holds the Bachelor of Music from the University of Iowa, the Master of Music in Wind Conducting from the University of Florida, and the Doctorate of Education in Music Education from the University of Illinois.  His career began as an instrumental music teacher in the West Marshall Community School District of State Center, Iowa.  Dr. Anderson resides in Amherst, Massachusetts with his wife Jennifer and their cat Gatsby.