Tobias Schabenberger studied Piano at the Music Universities in Stuttgart and Bern. He studied for 5 years with the renowned Italian pianist Bruno Canino. For the best Soloist Diplom in the year 1997 he won the “Eduard Tschumi Price” in Bern. He continued as an assistant professor of Bruno Canino and teacher of fortepiano at the Music University in Bern. In 2003 he transferred to the Music Academy in Basel, where he teaches Piano, Chambermusic and Fortepiano.
He won several prices and is having a rich career as chamber musician. He performed in concerts with singers like Kurt Widmer, Hans-Jörg Rickenbacher or Céline Wasmer and with instrumentalists like Hans Heinz Schneeberger, Thomas Demenga, Peter Hörr, Omar Zoboli, Christoph Ess, François Benda, the Gémeaux Quartet, the Cuarteto Gerhard and further more. With Fortepiano he performed regularly with the famous baroque violinists Chiara Banchini and Daniel Sepec.
He recorded for German and swiss Radio and Television and was invited to Festivals like Ludwigsburger Schlossfestspiele, Biennale di Venezia, Musikfestwochen Passau, Festival de Besançon, Festival de Rougemont and others. He was invited for lectures and concerts in 2012 to the WEF in Davos representing cultural leaders of Switzerland and gave Masterclasses in Germany, Austria and Spain.