Andrea Giuffredi started playing trumpet at the age of 9, he entered the Conservatory at 14, and at 16 he got his first professional job in the trumpet section of the RAI (Italian National Television) Symphony Orchestra in Milan. Since then he worked as a freelance Principal Trumpet in the most important Italian symphony orchestras. In particular he worked on a regular basis for the RAI (Italian National Television) Symphony Orchestra in Milan and Turin, ”Arturo Toscanini” Symphony Orchestra in Parma, ” Teatro Regio” Orchestra in Parma, ” I pomeriggi Musicali ” in Milan and occasionally “Teatro Comunale” in Florence and “Teatro alla Scala” in Milan for a total of over 25 years of experience as a professional symphonic Principal Trumpet.
He played under the most famous conductors, like Riccardo Muti, George Prêtre, Zubin Mehta, Seiji Ozawa, in the world’s most famous concert halls.. He performed baroque repertoire for several years with Claudio Scimone’s “I Solisti Veneti”.
As a pop musician he has been working for years with the Mediaset network, performing in several successful TV shows on Canale 5.
In his career he had the honor of performing with several iconic artists such as Luciano Pavarotti (RAI Pavarotti International), Ennio Morricone, Liza Minnelli (RAI Porta a Porta). As leader he recorded three original recordings for Summit Records in the USA. He was invited four times as a guest at the International Trumpet Guild Conference, that every year features a selection of the most influential trumpet players of the world.
In recent years he concentrated on his career as a soloist, and he became one of the most famous and appreciated trumpet players worldwide, with his characteristic virtuoso and melodic style. He has remarkable success in particular in Asia (Japan, China, Taiwan), where he performs on a regular basis accompanied by important Symphony Orchestras. He held masterclasses in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Oceania.
His career allowed him to perform in the most important concert halls in Turkey, Japan, Austria, Germany, Netherlands, Finland, Greece, China, Mexico, France, United States, Bulgaria, Romania, Iraq, Tunisia, Egypt, Spain, Malta, Albania, Israel, Russia, Czech Republic, Croatia,Australia, Taiwan, Brasil and of course Italy.
Since 1993 he is Professor of Trumpet at the Civica Scuola di Musica in Milan “Claudio Abbado”.