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Anthony Olson

Maryville MO | 64468

About me

Anthony Olson’s career as a classical pianist has taken him throughout the United States, Europe, and China. His ability to combine expressive phrasing with virtuosic flair and a dynamic stage presence led to his performances being broadcast on America’s National Public Radio, KSCI Television (Los Angeles), and Nanjing Television Broadcasting (China). In one concert at the Redlands Bowl Amphitheatre in southern California, he attracted an audience of 5,000. He also travels throughout the United States to judge piano competitions and festivals.

A dedicated educator, Anthony Olson is currently Associate Professor of Music at Northwest Missouri State University. He has taught as a guest professor at Imperial College (London, England), Teikyo University (Maastricht, The Netherlands), the Roosevelt Academy (Middelburg, The Netherlands), and Adelphi University (Garden City, NY). He has presented lectures and recitals on a variety of musical topics at national and international conferences sponsored by the European Piano Teachers’ Association, the Music Teachers’ National Association, the American Liszt Society, the World Piano Conference, and the College Music Society.

An active author, he has written articles for The Piano Journal, Clavier Magazine, Classical Singer Magazine, American Music Teacher, and The Choral Journal. He has written about topics ranging from piano literature, to opera, to business management.

He studied piano at the University of Southern California, the University of Texas at Austin, the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, and the University of North Dakota. His teachers have included Daniel Pollack, Greg Allen, and Arthur Houle.

Anthony Olson’s biography is included in Who’s Who in America.


Education and Accreditation

University of Texas at Austin, University of Southern California



more than 20 years


$60 & up


Monday 9am - 9pm
Tuesday 9am - 9pm
Wednesday 9am - 9pm
Thursday 9am - 9pm
Friday 9am - 9pm
Saturday N/A - N/A
Sunday N/A - N/A

Teaching location

Teachers Studio




Royal Conservatory of Music

Instruments and Subjects


Levels taught


Type of students

Young Adults



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