Tobias Ringborg was born in Stockholm in 1973. He began playing the violin at the age of three and was admitted to the violin class of the Royal University College of Music in Stockholm at the age of fifteen. In the spring of 1994 he received his Soloist Diploma with a Medal of Honour. He also studied abroad with teachers such as Herman Krebbers and Igor Oistrakh and he spent two years studying with Lewis Kaplan at the Juilliard School in New York. Tobias Ringborg has won many prestigious awards, including the Premier Prix of the Concours International de Musique de Chimay in Belgium. He has appeared with conductors such as Gennady Rozhdestvensky, Okko Kamu, Sakari Oramo, Daniel Harding, Paavo Järvi and Ronald Zollman and in March 1996 he performed the Mendelssohn Concerto on tour with the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Muhai Tang. He also given numerous recitals throughout Sweden and Europe, as well as in the USA. As a chamber musician, Ringborg has collaborated with musicians such as Håkan Hagegård, Michel Lethiec and Daniel Blumenthal. He plays a 1745 Guadagnini, lent to him by the Jörnåker Foundation of the Royal Swedish Academy of Music.