frontside artists

Tobias Granmo

Violin / Presenter

Tobias Granmo’s love for the violin has formed his life and already from childhood music has been a natural and essential part – a way of living. Studies in Stockholm, Gothenburg and finally in Vienna for renowned Violin Professors as Milan Vitek, Dora Schwarzberg, Günther Pichler and Ernst Kovacic has inspired him. A great Violin and music tradition to pass on to the next generation.

He has also a keen interest in contemporary music and together with marimba soloist Daniel Berg they are forming Duo Granmo/Berg, a duo regularly touring through Europe. They have recorded several albums together, with the latest one released in 2022.

Tobias is a lecturer in violin and chamber music director at the Academy of Music and Drama, University of Gothenburg. Between 2011 and 2017, he also served as the head of studies for the classical programs there. Tobias is a regular guest lecturer at music academies in Vilnius, Riga, Ljubljana, Rome, Naples, San Sebastian, Birmingham, and Cork, and since 2018, he has been a “Sponsored Artist” with string manufacturer Thomastik-Infeld in Vienna.

Participated in festivals

2019 M/S Transatlantic, 2020 To the East, 2020 Frontside Visits – Koster, 2020 Frontside Visits – Lerum, 2021 Frontside Light – Let the music sound!, 2022 Southerly winds, 2023 Direction 57° North, 2025 Beyond the horizon