Rainer Schmitz

Rainer Schmitz was born in Augsburg in 1954 and studied at The University of Music and Performing Arts Munich with his father Otto Schmitz. Rainer has been a member of the Bayerische Staatsoper as third horn since 1981. He is a member of the KKISS – Wind Quintet and OperaBrass. Rainer is also heavily involved in keeping youth music alive in Bavaria through his work with ATTACCA (the youth orchestra of the BStO) and as the Horn Tutor of the Orchestra Acedemy.