Carine Maree Tinney was born in 1989 in Scotland. The soprano studied at Edinburgh Napier University with Andrew Doig and Paul Keohone, where she received the Harold Gray Prize for Solo Singing. After completing a master's degree in song design with Gerhild Romberger and Manuel Lange at the Detmold Academy of Music, she completed a master's degree in opera singing at the same institute. Master classes with Bo Skovus, Emma Kirkby, Ingeborg Danz, Sybilla Rubens, Ton Koopman and Thomas Quasthoff gave her further artistic impulses.
Carine Maree Tinney gave concerts in Scotland, Japan, Italy, Canada, Germany and the USA. Already in 2012 she could be heard live with the Joyce songs by Karol Szymanowski in DeutschlandRadio Kultur. Under the direction of Helmuth Rilling she sang in 2014 the soprano part in the St. John Passion and in the Christmas Oratorio of Johann Sebastian Bach together with the Chorakademie Lübeck. In June 2014 she designed for the first time the role of Pamina in Mozart's Magic Flute in a production at the Landestheater Detmold. In 2015 she was heard in a performance of the German Requiem by Johannes Brahms in Edinburgh, in the War Requiem by Benjamin Britten in Kassel and as Cendrillon in the opera by Jules Massenet at the Hochschule für Musik Detmold. In 2016 she sang the soprano part in Bach's St. Matthew Passion in Minneapolis.
She is a prizewinner at the International Competition for Song Art of the Hugo Wolf Academy 2014 in Stuttgart and at the Alumni / AStA Competition for Song Design at the Hochschule für Musik Detmold 2015.