organ and harpsichord
Born in 1978, Tomaž Sevšek graduated from Musikhochschule Freiburg, Germany, in 2001 studying organ with Zsigmond Szathmáry and harpsichord with Robert Hill.

Receiving scholarships from the Slovene Ministry of Culture, he enrolled at the Eastman School of Music, Rochester NY, where he studied organ with David Higgs and harpsichord with Arthur Haas. In 2003, he finished his master’s program (organ and harpsichord) in Freiburg.

Tomaž Sevšek won first prize at the Slovene National Competition for Young Organists several times and received second prize at the European Competition for Young Organists in 1998. He was finalist of the Royal Bank of Canada Calgary Organ Competition (2002) and the Mendelssohn-Wettbewerb (2003).

He gives recitals in Slovenia, Germany, Austria, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain and the USA. He regularly performs with the Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra and – as a harpsichordist and continuo player – with the Slovene Philharmonic String Chamber Orchestra. Tomaž Sevšek is a founding member of an early music ensemble Musica Cubicularis and Institute Harmonia Antiqua Labacensis. He has been head of the Slovenian Organ Society since 2004.

His interest lies in a broad spectrum of music, from the late renaissance to the musical avant-garde of the 21st century.