Andrew Hitz is a soloist, clinician, and speaker who has appeared in over 40 states and 30 countries including Japan, Brazil, Russia, and Singapore. He is probably best known for his time as the tuba player and co-owner of Boston Brass. Andrew has also performed with the National Symphony, Baltimore Symphony, Kennedy Center Honors Orchestra, Alarm Will Sound, and as a soloist with the U.S. Army Blues 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 the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing, the Royal College of Music in London, and The Juilliard School in New York City. He is a host of The Brass Junkies and The Entrepreneurial Musician as well as the founder of Hitz Academy, an online school featuring lessons, clinics, and live workshops like Inside the Practice Room and Winning the Audition.