Thomas Baeté studied violin at the Royal Conservatoire of Antwerp and viola da gamba with Piet Stryckers and at the Royal Conservatory in Brussels. Thomas Baeté performs, researches, teaches and directs early music. His instruments are the viola da gamba and the medieval fiddles, which he also uses to accompany his singing.
Based in Belgium, his musical activities brought him to over 20 European countries, as well as Morocco, Peru, Colombia, the U.S.A., Canada, Georgia and Japan. Exploring his passion for 14th century polyphony, he founded the ensemble ClubMediéval, and his project Transports Publics brings unknown 17th century music to the light. Baeté teaches in Brussels and Leuven.