Born in Dresden in 1975, Thomas Eberhardt’s career in music began with violin lessons at the age of six. Later he switched to the bassoon, receiving tuition from Bernhard Rose first at Dresden’s Music School and later as a student at the city’s College of Music. He also studied under Eberhard Marschall at Munich’s College of Music.
In 2000 he was engaged by the Bavarian State Orchestra in Munich. In the meantime he has toured with diverse ensembles throughout Europe as well as to North America, Japan, China and Korea. Thomas Eberhardt has been principal bassoon of the Staatskapelle Dresden since 2004.