Tonga has extensive experience teaching in classroom settings, masterclasses, and private lessons. Over the last 15 years he has worked with schools and non-profit music organizations including Cal State Summer School for the Arts, The Bishop's School, San Pasqual Academy, The Museum of Making Music, The International Academy of Jazz, Young Lions Jazz Conservatory, and Kainga Music.

He teaches the following instruments and subjects in-person and online:




Music Production

Composition and Songwriting

Jazz/Contemporary Music Theory



If you are interested in taking lessons or hiring him for a masterclass, please send a message via the contact form here!