Andrew Ruetz earned his Bachelor of Music Education in 1994 from the Capital University Conservatory of Music in Columbus, Ohio. He earned his Masters of Music Education from Kent State University in 2011.
The 2017-2018 school year marks Andrew Ruetz's 22nd year serving as Director of Bands for the West Muskingum Local School District.
Mr. Ruetz is active as a trombonist, having performed with the David Schubach Big Band, Zanesville Memorial Concert Band, Blues Street Revival, Southeastern Ohio Symphony Orchestra, Muskingum Valley Brass, the Tuscarawas Philharmonic Orchestra, the Dick Simcox Jazz Band, Muskingum Valley Symphonic Winds, and the Coshocton Community Band.
His professional affiliations include the National Association for Music Education, Ohio Music Education Association and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Professional Music Fraternity. He is also the Secretary/Treasurer for OMEA District 9 and serves as chair for the OMEA District 9 Junior High Solo & Ensemble Event.