Stand out musician Toby Wells is a singer/songwriter/musician from the Central Coast, Australia. Releasing his debut single ‘One Of The Things’ in 2020, the first of many to come, Toby is about to make a name for himself in the alternative pop scene. Graduating from Sydney’s Talent Development Program in 2017, Toby went on to be selected from his HSC as one of the top 20 performers in NSW which was showcased at the Sydney Opera House. Toby began writing songs at the age of 13 and was influenced by artists such as Thirsty Merc, who personally asked him to be their support act numerous times – most recently in February.
Some of Toby’s credits include being named the 94one Today's Country Brand New Star, Australian Songwriters Conference Buskathon Grand Prize Winner and Youth in Performing Arts Macron Music Scholarship.
Toby began piano lessons at age 6, guitar at age 11 & vocal lessons when he was 14. Focusing on all genres including songwriting and artist development which he is eager to pass on to his students.
Over the past couple of years he has played alongside some Australian greats. Thirsty Merc, Grizlee Train, 19Twenty, Elaskia, Alison Penney and PJ O’Brien just to name a few.
You can find Toby currently recording his next album in the studio or playing along side Australian artist Elaskia who’s original music has been featured in the hit American TV broadcast and worldwide Netflix series 'DYNASTY' and 'MARVEL'S RUNAWAYS' as well as recently an episode of 'Home and Away’.
Toby is super keen to share his knowledge and performance experience with his new students at Rise and can’t wait to get some exciting things happening at the studio!