Andrew Hitz is an internationally renowned soloist, clinician and speaker having appeared in over 40 states and 30 countries including Japan, Brazil, Russia and Singapore. In 2014, he ended a 14-year tenure as the tuba player for Boston Brass. Andrew has also appeared with the National Symphony Orchestra, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Utah Symphony Orchestra, Alarm Will Sound and the Marine Band of Mexico.
As an Educational Ambassador for Jupiter Band Instruments, Andrew has presented at over 20 state music educator conferences and taught master classes at some of the finest music schools in the world including Juilliard, the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing and the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory in Singapore.
Andrew is a Professor of Music at Shenandoah University and is proud to serve on the Board of Directors for the Mockingbird Foundation, a non-profit which has awarded over $1.4 million in grants in support of music education.