Todd commenced his studies on Trombone at the Queensland Conservatorium in 2001. He completed a Postgraduate Dipolma at the Sydney Conservatorium in 2006 and he was accepted into the Solo Class (Konzertexamen) of the Music School in Stuttgart in 2010 where he studied Bass Trombone performance. Since 2012, Todd has been the Brass Repair Technician for the Brass Music Specialists in Graceville. In October 2017, Todd attained his Brass Senior Grade Repair qualifications from the Yamaha Factory to a level not previously seen outside of Japan.