Hrvoje Pintarić was born in 1971 in Bjelovar, where he completed elementary and secondary music education. He studied horn at the Music Academy in Zagreb, from which he graduated in 1995 in the class of Professor Stjepan Matetić. As a student, he became a member of the Symphony Wind Orchestra of the Croatian Armed Forces, where he actively worked until the fall of 1996, after which he studied in the class of ProfessorZdenek Tylšar in Prague for one year. From 1997 until 2004 he was the first hornist of the Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra with which he also held solo performances. Since 2004 he lives and works in Zagreb. He is a member of the Orchestra of the Croatian National Theater Opera in Zagreb , and since 2018 also a teacher of horn at the Vatroslav Lisinski Music School in Zagreb. He is very commited to chamber music, has participated in major brass festivals, is one of the founders of chamber festival Amadeus Fest in Bjelovar and regulary performs in Croatia and abroad as a solist with pianist Tamara Jurkić Sviben. This collaboration has resulted in numerous first performance of new pieces of Croatian cultural heritage for horn and piano (Prohaska, Bobić, Uhlik, Kabiljo, Grubačević). He recorded new pieces for horn and piano and horn solo by Australian composer Alan Holley for the Australian recording company Hammering Records. He is artistis director of the ZET Wind Orchestra in Zagreb.