Andrei Rudometkin is a Bolshoi Theater orchestra soloist and the artistic director of the «Bassoon +» project.
From 1992 until 1997 he studied at the Academic musical college at the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory. In 2001, he graduated from the Tchaikovsky Moscow National Conservatory, and in 2003 from the bassoon graduate program at the Moscow National Conservatory.
In 1995 he became the Laureate of the International Youth Competition, and was admitted to the Bolshoi Theater orchestra in the same year.
From 1997 through present day, he is a soloist at the Bolshoi Theater of Russia. During the course of his orchestra work, he performed leading parts with conductors such as E. F. Svetlanov, M. F. Ermler, A. N. Lazarev, G. N. Rozhdestvenskiy, U. H. Temirkanov, V. A. Gergiev, and other outstanding conductors.