Tavite has been playing the trombone for 10 years. As a trombonist, he is involved in the Manukau Symphony Orchestra, Manukau Concert Band and New Zealand Youth Symphonic Winds. He is also an assistant at the Howick School of Music. He learns from AYO alumnus Paul Cho.
Tavite’s aspirations for the future are to study classical trombone at the University of Auckland and eventually become a music teacher.