Andrus Haav began his violin studies in Kiviõli under the tutelage of Tiina-Mai Arund, then studied at Tallinn Music High School in Aino Riikjärv’s violin class. In 1993, Haav graduated from the Estonian Academy of Music as a student of Mari Tampere-Bezrodny, and he passed the Master’s examination in 1997 at the Sibelius Academy in the violin class of Igor Bezrodny. Prizes at competitions: laureate of the competition Con brio for young interpreters (1992), first prize at the Second Heino Eller International Violin Competition in Tallinn (1996). In 1997–2001, Andrus Haav worked as a lecturer at the Estonian Academy of Music. Since 2000, he has been one of the concertmasters of the Finnish National Opera Orchestra and since 2006, he has been concertmaster of the Estonian National Opera Orchestra. Haav has appeared as soloist with several symphony orchestras, conducted by Eri Klas, Arvo Volmer, Olari Elts, Juha Kangas, Vello Pähn, Paul Mägi, and others, given chamber concerts (trio Andrus Haav, Henry-David Varema and Lauri Väinmaa, duo Ruth and Andrus Haav, etc.), and performed with pianists Jelena Fomina, Risto Lauriala, Lauri Väinmaa, and Ralf Taal in Estonia and elsewhere in Europe.