Thomas Koslowsky Viola
Born in Düsseldorf, Germany, Thomas moved to Linz in 1985. In Linz he received his grammar school education at the Musikgymnasium Stifterstraße under the mentorship of Balduin Sulzer. He also performed in several concerts with the Mozartchor and Franz Welser-Möst. He continued violin and viola studies with Martha Bröderer and Professor Josef Sabaini at the Bruckner Conservatory Linz, and while there did additional coursework in percussion and jazz.Thomas went on to study at the Mozarteum in Salzburg with Thomas Riebl and Veronika Hagen. In 2003 he was a finalist at the 10th International Johannes Brahms Competition in Pörtschach, Austria in the category ‘viola solo’. In addition, he played in the Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra conducted by Franz Welser-Möst and Claudio Abbado. He is also a permanent member of the Upper Austrian Mozartensemble and the ensemble Harmonices mundi. In 2022 he was part of the Bayreuther Festspiel Orchestra.
From 2004 to 2012 Thomas was part of the Ambassador String Quartet, and he is a founding member of the Ensemble Quin Tête-à-Tête, which has 2 CD productions: „Bon Appetit“ in 2010 and „Frisch Gestrichen“ in 2013.
Additionally, Mr. Koslowsky composes music and arranges engagements for the Atalante Quartet. Since 2003 Thomas has been a permanent member of the Bruckner Orchestra Linz.