Tobias Merz began singing in his native New Zealand as a boy soprano and in the family jazz band before moving to The Netherlands to study classical singing at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague. He has performed with Opera Australia, English National Opera, Opera North (UK), Scottish Opera, Grange Park Opera (UK), Opera Della Luna (UK tour), Carl Rosa Company (UK tour) and The Buxton Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Company. Alongside this, Tobias kept up a two man show Wine and What Ho! performing jazz and cabaret in bars in London. Now based in Sydney, Tobias’ interests include composition, design, development and education.