Tobias Schmid

musician & drum teacher
[email protected]



March 20, 2020
Stahlwerk Album Release: Stahlwerk

Today is a big day for Stahlwerk: We are releasing our second album STAHLWERK on CD and on all the common digital channels. Enjoy! (And support us, in times without concerts due to corona virus, by buying the music.)

February 21, 2020
Taro Video Release: Sfumato

The new album Sfumato will be out on 28 February, release concert will be at ISC Bern on 4 March. Today, as an appetizer, the video to the title song has been released.

4 March ISC Bern CH

5 March Sherlock Lounge Meiringen CH

13 March Chrämerhuus Langenthal CH

16 May Mokka Thun CH

November 10, 2019
CD release Irma Krebs

November 29 will be a big day in the life of the still young band Irma Krebs: We are going to celebrate the second release of new recordings. In March 2019 there were five rudimentary recorded songs, this time it is going to be twelve well sounding little works! The CD is going to be released at a special concert at a secret venue in Bern CH. (Announcement of the venue: November 29 on facebook)

November 29 secret venue Bern CH

September 5, 2019
Video Release - Ilya Alabuzhev

The first concert of this spcial jazz quintet with two bassists was already filmed: On the occasion of the record release concert on May 3 Alex Ventling filmed some very nice one shots. And today finally the first video was released!

August 13, 2019
Two concerts on August 24

On Saturday, August 24 I am going to play at two great events - with two great bands:

Irma Krebs Lorrainechilbi ("Brache" at Centralweg) Bern 3:00 pm

Taro Stadtfest (Schulthess stage) Brugg 8:00 pm


March 21, 2020

CANCELED: Stahlwerk

Hombis Salon Zurich CH

March 22, 2020

CANCELED: Stahlwerk

Klubkonzerte Sousol Luzern CH

March 26, 2020

CANCELED: Stahlwerk

Lokal Basel CH

March 27, 2020

CANCELED: Stahlwerk

Stockeräbühni Bern CH

March 28, 2020

CANCELED: Stahlwerk

Jazz a Primavera Biasca CH

March 31, 2020

CANCELED: Stahlwerk

Musikwerkstatt Wels AT

April 1, 2020

CANCELED: Stahlwerk

Frau Mayer Wien AT

April 2, 2020

CANCELED: Stahlwerk

Dom Kultúry Zrkadlový háj Bratislava SK

April 3, 2020

CANCELED: Stahlwerk

Koliba Tri Studničky Demänovska Dolina SK

April 5, 2020

CANCELED: Stahlwerk

Piec Art Krakow PL

April 6, 2020

CANCELED: Stahlwerk

C.Keller Weimar DE

April 7, 2020

CANCELED: Stahlwerk

Mampf Frankfurt am Main DE

April 8, 2020

CANCELED: Stahlwerk

KOHI Karlsruhe DE

April 9, 2020

CANCELED: Stahlwerk

Domicil Dortmund DE

April 10, 2020

CANCELED: Stahlwerk

ESSE Musicbar Winterthur CH

April 11, 2020

CANCELED: Stahlwerk

Villa Sträuli Winterthur CH

May 8, 2020

Irma Krebs

Bern CH

May 16, 2020


Mokka Thun CH

August 7, 2020

Irma Krebs

GuHü Openair Sumiswald CH

September 5, 2020

Irma Krebs

Spiez CH


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Tobias Schmid lives and works as a freelance musician in Bern, Switzerland.

since 2019
band Ilya Alabuzhev (Jazz)

since 2018
bands Taro (Alternative), Irma Krebs (Blues), Federico Abraham Quartet (Latin Jazz)

two month stay in New York City (classes with Jochen Rueckert, Guillermo Klein)

since 2015
band ILJA (Contemporary Jazz)

since 2014
band Stahlwerk (Contemporary Jazz, free improvisation)

since 2013
musical accompaniment of diverse theater and dance projects

2011 - 2016
bachelor and master studies with focus jazz drums
University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland – Academy of Music Basel
classes with Gregor Hilbe, Jorge Rossy, Norbert Pfammatter, Julio Barreto, Malcolm Braff, Guillermo Klein

since 2008
engagements in diverse bands (jazz, singer-songwriter, funk, soul, brazilian jazz) as well as classical symphony orchestras

born in Bern, Switzerland

curriculum vitae (german)




free trial lesson (30 minutes)
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The teaching room is in Muri (Bern), about 15 minutes away from the city center.

information sheet drum lessons (german)