Areas of Instruction
French Horn, Tuba, Trombone, Trumpet
About Andrew Smith
Andrew is a professional trumpet player and educator based out of New York City. Upon completing his Bachelor of Music degree in Trumpet Performance at the University of Arizona in 2005, Andrew immediately joined the national touring cast of Blast! in a principal stage role as their trumpet soloist. During his time with Blast! from 2005-2012, he taught numerous clinics, masterclasses, and private lessons at higher education campuses across the United States, Japan, and Australia. Eventually returning to Arizona, Andrew maintained an active trumpet studio in Phoenix from 2012-2014 of which many of his students went on to receive top awards at the state level competitions and festivals.
In 2014, Andrew accepted an offer to join Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey’s Circus as their lead trumpet on the “Built To Amaze” tour. After this tour concluded in 2015, Andrew toured regularly in China, Japan, and the United States with shows including The Temptations, The Little River Band, Jersey Boys, West Side Story, and 42nd Street.
Currently, Andrew is an in demand soloist around the United States, and enjoys maintaining an active teaching schedule with students in New York City and the surrounding areas.