Georg Christoph Biller was a Thomaner, a member of the Thomanerchor, from 1965 to 1974 under Erhard Mauersberger and Hans-Joachim Rotzsch.
He studied at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater „Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy“ Leipzig from 1976 until 1981, orchestral conducting with Rolf Reuter and Kurt Masur, and voice.
He was a teacher for choral conducting at the Hochschule für Musik Detmold in 1991.
In November 1992, George Christoph Biller was appointed Thomaskantor as the 16th successor of Bach in this position. The choir performs regularly three times a week in the St. Thomas Church, Leipzig, "Motette" every Friday evening at 6 and every Saturday afternoon at 3, typically including a Bach cantata, and service on Sundays at 9 o'clock.
In January 1994 Biller was appointed professor of choral conducting at the Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy Hochschule.
In May 1996 he became a member of the Sächsische Akademie der Künste (Academy of Arts of Saxony).
- In 2000 he prepared the Thomanerchor for a collaboration with the Knabenchor Hannover for a recorded performance in Hannover of Bach's St Matthew Passion.
- In 2009 he initiated that the cantatas of Bach's Christmas Oratorio were performed in St. Thomas and St. Nicholas in services for the six feast days of the Christmas season as Bach had intended it 275 years earlier.
Born September 20, 1955
1965 - 1974
1976 - 1981