Jeffrey Anderson joined the San Francisco Symphony as Principal Tuba in 2002. He holds a Bachelor of Music and Performer’s Certificate from Indiana University, where he studied with Harvey Phillips. He received an master's degree from Arizona State University as a student of Daniel Perantoni. Prior to joining the San Francisco Symphony, he held positions with the New Mexico Symphony and Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, and has been featured numerous times as soloist with both ensembles.

Mr. Anderson attended the Music Academy of the West in 1982.