President of the DOV
Violinist at the WDR Symphony Orchestra Cologne
Hans Reinhard Biere was born in 1959 in Rheda-Wiedenbrück, Germany. After graduating from high school he studied the violin at the University of Music in Detmold.
In 1985 Biere started his career as a member of the first violins of the WDR Symphony Orchestra of Cologne. 2004 Biere joined the orchestra at the „Bayreuther Festspiele“ – the most famous Wagner festival in the world – and has been a member since then.
Since 2007 Biere has been the representative of the WDR Symphony Orchestra Cologne at the union DOV. In 2012 he became Vice-President of the DOV. Since 2015 Biere is chairman of the advisory committee of the GVL (Gesellschaft zur Verwertung von Leistungsschutzrechten) in Berlin and president of the DOV Germany.
FEDERATION of MUSICIANS