With over 100 concerts and events in 2016 and 2017, Tome Iliev is one of the most distinctive clarinetist of his generation, playing active every music genre from classical, jazz through world, balkan ,brasilian and afro - cuban music.


Currently is working as a clarinet teacher and conducter at Music School Hug - Zurich, Musikgesellschaft Rorbas - Freienstein - Teuffen in Rorbas ZH and as a conductor at Brassband Stadtmusik Mellingen AG.

He is regularly playing in Switzerland, Germany, France, Austria and in the Balkan countries with his main bands: Tome Iliev Quartet // Sextet, The Nozez, Blue Hot Five and as a guest with Extrafish. 

 

Born in December 1985 in Kavadarci, Macedonia. 

Education:


1993 - 2000 Primary Music School ' Lazo Micev - Rale ' - Kavadarci, Macedonia


2000 - 2004 Music High School ' Ilija Nikolovski - Luj '- Skopje, Macedonia


2004 - 2008 National Music Academy ' Panco Vladigerov  ' - Sofia, Bulgaria

 Bachelor Degree - Prof. Petko Radev.


2010 - 2016 University of Arts - Zurich, Switzerland 

 Master Performance Classical - Prof. Matthias Müller

 Master Pedagogy Jazz - Prof. Christoph Grab


 Classical master classes:


Charles Neidich, Sharon Kam, Karl Leister, Nicolas Baldeyrou, Michel Lethiec, Philippe Cuper, Alesandro Carbonare, Francoix Benda, Henry Bok, Michael Collins, Jiri Hlavac, sir Neville Mariner.


 Jazz workshops:


Eddie Daniels, John O'Gallagher, Tony Malaby, Bugge Wesseltopf, Rudresh Mahanthappa, Billy Hart, Reto Suhner, Chris Wiesendanger, Adrian Frei.


 Summer Academies:


2003 Interlochen Art Academy - Michigan, USA

2005, 2006, 2007, 2009 Summer Academy ' Prague - Vienna - Budapest ' - Payerbach and Reichenau, Austria

2011 Summer Academy - Apeldoorn, Holland


  Orchestras:


2003 World Youth Symphony Orchestra - Michigan, USA 

2004 - 2005 Youth Symphony Orchestra ' Luj '- Skopje, Macedonia

2006 - 2007 Europian Youth Orchestra - Payerbach, Austria

2008 Europian Youth Symphony - Ruse, Bulgaria

2010 - 2012 Academy Symphony Orchestra - Zurich, Switzerland

2012 - 2015 Orchestre du Centre Philharmonique - Verteuil d'Agenais, France