Andrew Bove is from Massapequa Park, New York, and now enjoys a diverse career as a freelance musician, music producer, audio engineer, and video content creator. Andrew has been based in New York City since 1999, where he lives with his wife, singer Toni Dolce.
As an orchestral musician, Mr. Bove has performed on tuba and cimbasso with a wide variety of ensembles including the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, New York City Opera, American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, American Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra of St. Luke’s, Phoenix Symphony, Long Island Philharmonic, and Westchester Philharmonic. He can frequently be heard performing with the Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and with a variety of Broadway shows. Mr Bove is in high demand as a chamber musician as well, and has performed and recorded with many small groups, including the Extension Ensemble and the American Brass Quintet.
He has performed on commercial recordings, film soundtracks, and TV themes for CBS, NBC News, Discovery Channel, ESPN, Coca-Cola, AMC Theaters, Sony, Electronic Arts, Paramount Pictures, Summit, Albany, Centaur, EMI Virgin, and was featured by Hip-Bone music in their series of CDs and instructional DVDs for young musicians.
Through his boutique audio production company, Bove Audio, Andrew has produced and engineered recordings for many of New York’s finest musicians and chamber ensembles, including three acclaimed albums with the Metropolitan Opera Brass. His debut solo album Cimbasso d’Amore, the world’s first solo cimbasso CD, was the highest rated classical recording on Amazon in 2010.
He was a three-time recipient of the orchestral tuba fellowship from the Aspen Music Festival and has performed at many other festivals, including the Tanglewood Music Center, Music Academy of the West, National Repertory Orchestra, New World Symphony, and the Pierre Monteux School.
Mr. Bove is a graduate of The Juilliard School and Northwestern University, and served as a teaching assistant at Arizona State University. He has taught at the Bar Harbor Brass Week, Sarah Lawrence College, Kean University, Queens College, and is currently a faculty member at Juilliard.