Professor Thomas Rüedi

Thomas Rüedi is a Swiss-born international euphonium player, music educator, composer, arranger and conductor. His solo engagements have led him throughout Europe, Africa, Asia, South America and the US. Through this work he is involved with numerous symphony orchestras, wind and brass bands. Rüedi’s solo recordings Elegie, Madrigal and Monologue have received international recognition. He is also a member of the famous Duo Synthesis, where he performs alongside the marimba virtuoso Raphael Christen. Thomas Rüedi is strongly committed to educational work. He is professor of euphonium and chamber music at Bern University of the Arts and Lucerne University of the Arts in Switzerland, as well as guest professor at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester (GB). To date, over 100 professional euphonium players gained their degrees from studying with him. Thomas Rüedi is also an acclaimed composer and arranger, thus supporting the further development and enrichment of the euphonium repertoire, as well as the wind- and brass band repertoire.