Tomas Strasil studied at the Prague Conservatory with P. Sadlo and at the Academy of Music and Performing Arts in Prague with R. Lojda. He participated in different master classes (A. Ariscuren, M. Roche, P. Wiespelway, A. May, F. Smetana, E. Rattay and J. Chuchro). He got a laureate title at the Beethoven Competition in Hradec and he was finalist at the Prix Mercury – Semmering Competition 1994. In 1994 – 2000, Tomas played as a concert master in the Suk Chamber Orchestra. As a soloist he has cooperated with a number of orchestras (Brucknerorchester Linz, North Bohemian Philharmonic of Teplice, Philharmonic of Hradec Kralove, Musici di Praga). He makes recordings for Czech Radio and has produced a number of solo and chamber music CDs. Tomas plays on the master instrument Pietro Zanetto di Brescia 1686.