Prior to her appointment, Ms. Rainey served as Third horn with the Atlanta Symphony, Acting Principal horn with the Naples Philharmonic as well as Associate Principal horn with the Louisiana Philharmonic. Rainey has also performed with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Buffalo Philharmonic, Kansas City Symphony, Louisville Orchestra, Milwaukee Symphony, San Antonio Symphony, Sarasota Orchestra and spent two summers as a fellow at the Tanglewood Music Center. Rainey was a winner of the MTNA Senior Brass Solo Competition. During the summer of 2015, she performed with the Boston Symphony Orchestra at Carnegie Hall and on their European Tour.
Ms. Rainey, a Louisville KY native, received her undergraduate degree in horn performance from the Eastman School of Music, followed by a masters degree at the New England Conservatory of Music. She has studied with W. Peter Kurau, Richard Sebring and James Sommerville.