Tomer Maschkowski was born in Rotterdam 1.12.82 to Israeli parents. He started playing the trombone at the age of 13 with his grandfather that played 34 years in the Israel philharmonic orchestra. Tomer continued his studies in Rotterdam Codarts school. After a year in the Jerusalem Symphony orchestra, Tomer was accepted in the Akademie of Staatskapelle Berlin under Maestro Daniel Barenboim where he also played with years with the West-Eastern Divan orchestra. In 2008 the studies continued in Berlin UDK with Andreas Klein, Rainer Vogt and Stefan Schulz where he finished his bachelor and master degrees.
Since 2012 he is the Bass trombonist of Deutsche Symphonie Orchestra Berlin.
Next to that he plays regularly with orchestras like: Berliner Philharmoniker, Concertgebouw Orkest, Gewandhaus Orchestra Leipzig, Lucerne Festival orchestra, Staatskapelle Berlin, Deutsche Oper Berlin,Boston Symphony Orchestra and More.
Tomer is a member of ensembles like International Trombone Ensemble, Trombone Unit Hannover, Berlin Trombone Quartet and plays often with ensemble like Berliner Philharmoniker Brass Ensemble, Lucerne Festival Brass ensemble and chamber music with people like Sergei Nakariakov, Guy Braunstein and Ohad Ben Ari.
As a soloist Tomer performed with Hofer Symphoniker.
Since 2018 is Tomer a proud Yamaha Artist.