Born: April 3, 1975 Primary Instrument: Guitar
Toby Wren plays jazz guitar and writes music. He was trained at the QCMGU in composition and contemporary improvisation. He won the 1997 DIGF composers competition for his guitar piece 'nebbish' and was twice selected for the Australian Composers Orchestral Forum. He has been performed by most of Australia's orchestras, written arrangements for rock bands, given lectures on Australian music, written instructional materials and essays and recorded two CDs of original compositions. Toby also plays with the Trevor Hart Quartet.
UMLAUT, The Toby Wren Trio (due for release, July, 2006) FAT LIP 81, Babel (2000).