Dan Andersen is in his 28th year of teaching. He is a graduate of Indiana Purdue University in Fort Wayne where he studied voice with Dr. Joe Meyers and conducting with Mr. John Loessi. Mr. Andersen taught high school choir for 18 years and is in his tenth year of teaching middle school choir at Center Grove Middle School Central. At the high school level his choirs were well known throughout the Midwest, consistently receiving first division ratings at Concert, Jazz and Show Choir contests. His Middle School choirs have also received first division ratings at ISSMA competitions as well as being featured at the IMEA State Convention.
Currently he is active as a clinician, festival conductor, judge, and as the music director at Risen Lord Lutheran Church in Greenwood. He has many former students who are actively involved in careers in music, many in education. He and his wife of 28 years, Kim, reside in Greenwood with their children Chelsea and Daniel. Their daughter Erica lives in Indianapolis with her husband Josh, and daughter Stacie lives in Greenwood with her husband Brandon and daughter Mollie.