Andrey Rubtsov was born in Moscow in 1982 and is a 2000 graduated from the Central School of Music of the Moscow State Conservatory. At present, he is a post-graduate oboe student under Professor Gennady Kerentsev and he studies composition under Professor Leonid Bobylev. Rubtsov has been a laureate of several Russian and international youth competitions, and has been awarded scholarships by Novye Imena (New Names) and other arts organizations
As a soloist Andrey has performed with Russian National Orchestra, Orchestra of the Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow Symphonic Orchestra, Moscow Philharmonic, Musica Viva ensemble and other orchestras. His concerts took place in different Russian cities, several ex-USSR republics, England, Scotland, Italy and Germany. In 2001 he was invited to join the oboe section of the Russian National Orchestra under Mikhail Plentev as an associate principal and became the youngest artist ever in the history of RNO. The following year he became a founding member of the RNO Wind Quintet.
Andrey is a participant of Pacific Music Festival 2001 (Sapporo, Japan) and UBS Verbier Festival Youth Orchestra - 2002, 2003 (Verbier, Switzerland, Artistic Director - James Levine).
As a composer, Andrey Rubtsov's works include Divertimento for flute and strings, Quartet for horns, "Three Moods" for woodwind quintet, Sonata for piano, Waltz for piano quintet, Piece for four flutes, several romances, and other works. His pieces was performed in Russia, China, USA, Switzerland, Spain, Lithuania, England, Bulgaria and Bermuda. His Concerto for oboe was performed by author with Russian National Orchestra.