Thomas Breitsameter studied viola at the University of Music in Würzburg with Professor Anton Weigert (1984 – 1986), and at the University of Music and Dramatic Arts “Mozarteum” in Salzburg, with Prof. Jürgen Geise (1986 – 1991) and Prof. Peter Langgartner (1991 – 1994). In 1987 he was a founding member and a participant of the Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra. In 1988, he became principal violist of the “orchestra dei giovani di alpe adria”. From 1990 to 1997, he was a member of the “Salzburg Chamber Orchestra”. From 1990 – 2000 he was the violist of the “Syrinx Quartet Salzburg”. In 1994 he finished his studies of the viola. Since 1995, he has been the Director of the Municipal Music School in Mühldorf a. Inn. In 1998, he then founded the “Inn-Salzach Euregio Youth Orchestra”. With the salon-music-ensemble “Saitensprünge” he has been performing since 1998. In 2000 he founded the duo “As time goes by”.
To the schools and colleges of music training as instrumentalists is the central, dominant theme. Unfortunately, this is an existentially important issue often neglected: the marketing of their own abilities in the arts. The course provides an insight into a successful self-management, there are tips in dealing with concert promoters and concert agencies and outlines based on case studies, the organization of a concert in their preparation phase. The lecturer Thomas Breitsameter is complemented by his work as a music school director, project manager of the Inn-Salzach-Euregio Youth Orchestra, organizer of the Mühldorfer Summer Academy and managing committee member of the “Förderverein Musikfreunde Mühldorf e.V.” an experienced practitioner in the profession, he has completed his know-how by studying at the University of Hagen in cultural management.