Born on the 25th of April, 1983 into a very creative family in Launceston, Tasmania Australia. His parents are originally from United Kingdom. Tom’s father Ian Ward, luthier of guitars, inventor. Tom's mother Jenny Ward, philosopher and English teacher. With his two sisters they had a very artistic atmosphere growing up and it influenced Tom a lot.
When Tom was growing up, his father was always playing the guitar and when Tom turned five, Tom got his own small guitar. By 9 years of age, Tom learned how to play the mandolin by himself. Read more