Tobias Christl, born 1978, studied vocals and school music from 2001 to 2009 at music schools in Würzburg, Nuremberg, Cologne and Weimar. In 2001 he received a DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) scholarship and studied for a year in New York.


Tobias Christl is a voice artist and all-round musician. He is a songwriter, improviser, voice-over artist, composer and initiator, and plays the piano, keyboards, clarinet and guitar. His musical passion has given his vocal expression an unlimited horizon.
Tobias Christl sings and plays in numerous bands and projects and his vast stylistic range makes him one of the leading singers in Germany. He is equally in demand as a studio singer.
He has toured through countries including the USA, Russia, Taiwan, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, Austria, France and Italy and has won prizes such as the Jugend Kulturell competition, the Vokal.total competition, the German Music Video Award, was nominated for the Bremen Jazz Prize and was in the final of the Panikpreis competition.


Tobias Christl’s music is experimental and always looking for the innovative and perfect moment. His current projects are the Lieblingsband, with Pablo Held, Robert Landfermann, Tobias Hoffmann, Niels Klein and Jonas Burgwinkel. The band Wildern with Matthias Nowak, Etienne Nillesen and Peter Ehwald. He makes German-language pop music with his band Herbe Sahne, in which is supported by Hanno Busch, Dominik Krämer and Claus Schulte. Together with the pianist and composer Jürgen Friedrich he has given concerts for the past year in the duo Friedrich Christl. He plays the keyboard and backing vocals and sings in the synthpop band Cosmono, with Tobias Hoffmann, Frank Schönhofer and Ralf Gessler.
In addition to having his own bands, Tobias is a guest in various ensembles such as the Swiss formation Mats-Up, the Bundesjazzwerkstatt, the Maxime Bender Orchestra, Fred Köster’s Verwandlung, the U.F.O. Big Band and in the theatre ensemble of Cologne Schauspielhaus theatre.


Tobias collaborates in the jazz collective KLAENG as a promoter. He organises a wide range of series of concerts. He is also out and about as a DJ for clubs in Cologne and Berlin.


Since 2006 Tobias Christl has given workshops and vocal tuition. Until 2011 he taught at the Henneberger Bonn Music School and at the Open Jazz House School Cologne.
Since 2013 he has been teaching jazz and pop vocals at the Institute For Music And Media at the Robert Schumann School of Music and Media in Düsseldorf.