Teiva Truesdale

Teaching Artist

Born in Canberra, Teiva began his music training at 3 years old with Kodály Australia. Throughout his youth he performed as a cellist in the James McCusker Orchestra, trained as a classical guitarist and pianist and toured Australia's East Coast as a contemporary vocalist, guitarist and keyboardist.

He studied Music Performance at CIT and was selected for the CIT Touring Band as a singer and bassist.  With a vast interest in many genres, Teiva has had vocal tuition and performance experience in jazz, bel canto (operatic), and rock/metal styles and has been the frontman in various bands, sung in some of Canberra's leading choirs and performed on both stage and screen.


Teiva Truesdale