Andrea Pino was born in Taranto in Southern Italy and studied double bass at the State Conservatoire Gioachino Rossini in Pesaro. He completed his postgraduate studies in solo performance at the Accademia Musicale in Florence and in orchestral training at the Arturo Toscanini Foundation in Parma. Andrea Pino has performed with numerous orchestras including the Orchestra Internazionale d'Italia, the Giuseppe Verdi Symphony Orchestra in Milan, the Teatro Regio Orchestra in Turin and the Arturo Toscanini Philharmonic Orchestra in Parma. Since 2006 he has served as principal bass of the Teatro La Fenice Orchestra in Venice, and has also performed for the Teatro alla Scala and the Teatro Lirico in Milan, Teatro Regio in Parma, Teatro Alighieri in Ravenna and the Teatro Carlo Felice in Genoa. Andrea Pino has performed on tour in Switzerland, Germany, France, India, Thailand, China and Malaysia, and has worked under the baton of distinguished conductors including Riccardo Muti, Ennio Morricone, Isaac Karabtchevsky, Patrick Fournillier and Myung-Whun Chung. He joined the City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong as Principal Bass in 2014.