Appealing "to a wide variety of interest” (Melrose Free Press), Andrew Heath enjoys a varied career in the Boston area in classical and contemporary pursuits alike. With performances with New World Symphony and the Aspen Music Festival, he has been named a two-time Semi-Finalist in the National Trumpet Competition. Having performed under conductors such has Manfred Honeck, Ludovic Morlot, and Gerard Schwarz, he works locally with the Atlantic Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonia Boston, and New England Classical Singers.
Spending the spring of 2013 at the National Conservatory of Strasbourg, France, Heath has been a champion of modern French trumpet compositions, an interest that extends to commissioning new music, and a passion for working with living composers. Commissioned in the summer of 2016 at the Aspen Music Festival, Heath gave the premiere of Schumann Composition Fellow Edmund Scott Miller’s “Trumpet and Percussion” at the Beethoven Society of Melrose, MA in the spring of 2017.
An alumnus of the New England Conservatory and Carnegie Mellon University, Heath has studied trumpet with Thomas Siders and Thomas Rolfs of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, George Vosburgh of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, and Kevin Cobb of the Aspen Music Festival. He is the instructor of trumpet at National Music Inc., Woburn and Wakefield Public Schools, brass instructor at The Dedham School of Music, and is the resident trumpet soloist at First Baptist Church of Arlington. Heath is a Community Contributor at Venture Café Boston, and is a core strategist with Boston Symphonic Laboratory.