Tino Scholz, born on 23 February 1965 in Burg (Germany), had his first experience with music singing in a choir and taking piano lessons with his father at the age of six.
In 1992 he took up his studies of the double bass and bass guitar in the field of jazz/rock/pop at the Dresden College of Music. From 1995 to 1996 he studied at the Rotterdam Conservatoire. In 1998 he graduated from the Dresden College of Music with a degree in music pedagogics. Being granted a postgraduate scholarship he attended the Dresden master class from 1997 to 1999. Since 2003 he has been a double bass teacher (jazz/rock/pop) at the Dresden College of Music.
Tino Scholz has been working as a freelance musician since 1992, having numerous engagements at renowned theatres in Germany and going on national and international concert tours with jazz and Argentine Tango projects. Since the year 2000 he has been a firm member of the Sexteto Andorinha and Sergio Gobi, and since 2003 of the Argentine ensemble La Rolando Rivas. Since 2008 he has been performing with Cuarteto Rotterdam.
He has realized radio and CD productions with: Wolfgang Scheffler & The Blue Ballads, Günther Hörig, Das Blaue Einhorn, Gerhard Schöne, Deutscher Folk Förderpreis 1999, Dresdner Sinfoniker, film music “Goethe Light” (premiere in January 2003), Götz Bergmann and his Gentlemen, Dresdner Salonorchester, Sexteto Andorinha, Michael Frowin, La Rolando Rivas and others.