is a composer, multi-instrumentalist and tabla player from Prague, Czech Republic. In his music he is often crossing the genre borders, he draws inspiration from ancient musical traditions of both East and West. At the same time, he takes advantage of contemporary approaches and music technology.
He has finished his Master degree of composition at Academy of performing arts in Prague. Also, he's graduated from the Electrotechnical Faculty of West Bohemian University, at Pilsen before.
Tomas has visited many workshops and private lessons in Turkey, Italia, U.K. or India. Since 1998 he has devoted himself to studying Indian Classical Music and playing the tabla drums. His teacher is tabla maestro Sanju Sahai, the leading performer of the prestigious Benares Gharana (lineage) of tabla. At the time Tomas is the only percussionist in Czech Republic playing tabla and Indian Classical music professionally.
From his compositional work the most valued is UTERO: Concerto for Cello, Tabla and Symphonic Orchestra (2015), JOGA: Special melodrama for Guru, Orchestra and Yogis (2017), or fulltime ballet music Zahrada soch (2010). Also, he is composing original music for theather and film regularly.
Present time projects and colaboration:
OMNION, TELLEMARKK, NAKARA, INGREDIENTE , long term cooperation with great international artist Amit Chatterjee (India/US), as well as: Shahab Tolouie (Írán), Pavel Fajt & Gathering of Drummers, Lenka Lichtenberg (Canada), Yair Dalal (Izrael), BERG orchestra, Musica Florea.
Past time cooperation:
Milan Svoboda, Iva Bitova, Paul Livingstone,Jibendra Narayan Goswami, Sandip Mallick, Ghulam Murtuza Khan and many others.
Nowadays Tomas Reindl is tutor of Ethnomusicology at Music Faculty of Prague Academy of performing Arts and Conservatory of Jaroslav Ježek in Prague. He regularly conducts his own workshops and seminars too.
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