Andreas Kratz was born in Tranås, Sweden, 1979. He spent a lot of his youth around the Salvation Army and started playing in the Tranås Band of the Salvation Army at an early age under the baton of his father Torbjörn.
1997-2001, Andreas studied trombone at the Academy of Music and Drama at the University of
Gothenburg, where he studied with Professor Ingemar Roos.
Between 2003-2017 Andreas worked as a Tenor & Bass trombonist at the Gothenburg Opera House. Today he works part time as a Culture manager in Mora municipality. Producing and organizing concerts, exhibitions & lectures.
Andreas lives in the country side of Sweden. In his sparetime he loves cooking, fishing, woodwork and wildlife.
He is a proud father of Arvid and Axel.