October 28, 2020


Columbia Tribune

The local singer's voice glides elegantly along each melody she writes. But beneath the glassy surface, Anderson engages in tricky creative labor. Her music unites the syntax of pop, folk, jazz and musical theater; her lyrics address a fragile world with both hope and an askew sense of humor. 

April 06, 2020


Women of Substance Radio Podcast

Listen to Back in Love on Episode 1077 of the Women of Substance Radio Podcast. 

May 08, 2020


Women of Substance Radio Podcast: Celebrating Motherhood Series

Listen to You Will on Episode 1092 of the Women of Substance Radio Podcast. 

February 15, 2019

Host Diana Moxon speaks to Meg Phillips Crespy, Robin Anderson, and Rochara Knight about Strange New Worlds, an evening of performance at Talking Horse Productions.

May 30, 2018


Columbia Tribune

The festival celebrates music videos, featuring 25 to 30 local and international submissions. It will screen the short films inside Columbia businesses, and is intended to inspire new creative collaborations across different areas of the art scene

June 02, 2018


Columbia Missourian

Matt Schacht talks to Robin Anderson before the studio artist panel on Saturday at Dogwood Artist Workspace. Schacht is the festival venue tech and Anderson is the public relations lead and a researcher for the VidWest Music Video Festival.

November 27, 2017


When you get a once in a lifetime opportunity, the enthusiasm and the excitement that you feel is contagious…

November 23, 2017

Vox Magazine

The ensemble joins 24 other choirs in a performance of composer and conductor Joseph Michael Martin’s Appalachian Winter: A Bluegrass Christmas.

November 16, 2017

Columbia Missourian

Anderson will be on the other side of conducting at Carnegie Hall when she trades in her director’s role to sing with her choir. Until then, she will continue to ready her group of singers.

October 26, 2017

Vox Magazine

"I’m passionate about creating opportunity for local musicians. We wanted to start at home to give area female artists an opportunity to showcase and network with filmmakers and attendees.

September 28, 2017

Vox Magazine

Robin Anderson, 31, is an alumna of MU’s School of Music and has lived in Columbia ever since she graduated. Anderson started out in classical music but crossed over into singing, songwriting and experimenting with pop.

July 13, 2017

Columbia Tribune

Each of these areas and audiences will have a chance to learn what Columbia has known for some time — that the pair of singers are serious talents.

January 29, 2017

Vox Magazine

For singer-songwriter Robin Anderson, her delicate ballad “January Song” evokes the optimism she experienced when she was recovering from knee surgery. This collaboration between the two artists demonstrates that Columbia offers fertile ground for creative artists. 

November 05, 2016

Columbia Tribune

Bethel Baptist Church will host the program “Be the Love,” featuring music, art, spoken word and dance performances. Funds will go to the congregation’s effort to become, in its words, an “arts magnet church.”

April 29, 2016

Columbia Tribune

Audra Sergel, her jazz quintet and six vocalists known as the Elan Singers will gather ’round the J.W. “Blind” Boone Piano for the third session of the Boone Piano Concert Series at the Boone County Historical Society

March 18, 2016

Columbia Missourian

Asked to describe herself, Robin Anderson paused to think. She’s 29 and married. She’s blond. “I’m a music teacher,” she said and laughed. “I got tired of the way people reacted when I say I’m a musician.”

January 13, 2016

Columbia Missourian

I’m a huge fan of both Sergel and Anderson. Anderson is the music director at Bethel Church, so I’ve had the benefit of a front row seat for over a year….my stay in Columbia is enhanced by each of them. They are a gift to the city.

January 14, 2016

Columbia Tribune

It is a special thing to see or hear a new work birthed into the world. Columbia audiences have the chance to enjoy that experience to the fourth power this weekend.

September 27, 2015

Columbia Tribune

Anderson has been the music director of the church since 2013. When she’s not directing, she’s putting together songs for the group and performances on Sundays in front of worshipers.

December 18, 2015

Columbia Tribune

These are people with something to say and, knowing what each has gone through to be able to say them, will make the experience all the more strange and special.

December 18, 2015

Columbia Missourian

She told them she was going to learn to hoop. Although some were skeptical, she devised a practice schedule and set to work, giving them progress updates along the way via videotapes. That way, Anderson said she could show them an end result, then step back and teach them how to break up the steps to reach that point. She could relate to their challenges and teach her students how to move past them.

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