Michael Walder

Music Teacher
Double Bass, Guitar Bass Electric


Michael is a musician, bandleader and educator with over twenty years experience on the acoustic and electric bass. During his study at the prestigious Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Michael had the opportunity to study under leading jazz musicians Craig Scott and Steve Brien, and has since become an active member in the Sydney jazz community. Michael has toured and recorded with numerous bands and artists in the Australian music industry. Some of these highlights include performing with Australian icon Tom Burlinson at the 2019 Susu Mamas Charity Fundraising Ball in Papua New Guinea, headlining the 2013 Limund-Oz music festival with renowned American gospel singer Joshua Nelson, performing at the 2015 Woodford Folk Festival with acclaimed Sydney French duo Baby et Lulu, and running his own jazz group The Graduates. Michael has also performed extensively with other musicians and artists at prominent music venues in Sydney, including The Basement, Oxford Art Factory, The Vanguard, Venue 505 and the Camelot Lounge, as well as countless corporate events and private functions. As an educator, Michael is passionate about music education and currently teaches privately at the following Sydney schools: Newington College (Jazz Band & Rock Band Conductor) Sydney Church Of England Grammar School (Bass Guitar Tutor) Sydney Boys High School (Double Bass & Bass Guitar Tutor) Meriden School (Double Bass Tutor) The McDonald College (Rock Band Conductor & Bass Guitar Tutor) Jeffries Academy Of Music (Double Bass & Bass Guitar Tutor) He has also been active in taking school bands and running workshops and music camps to high school students across New South Wales.

Contact Details

Michael Walder

0421 636 827

Send an eMailmikewalder@icloud.com





Regions Serviced

Sydney, Sydney Inner West, Sydney North

Lower &, Upper North Shore

Teacher's Studio, Student's Home

Instruments and Subjects

Double Bass, Guitar Bass Electric

Aural Training, Harmony, Improvisation, Theory

Styles and Specialities

CPM, Jazz, Pop, Rock

AMEB Exams, Improvisation, Sight Reading, Technique

Lesson Format and School Activities

One-on-One Lessons

School Instrumental Teaching

Qualifications and Experience

Bachelor of Music (Jazz Performance) - Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Bachelor of Arts - Macquarie University


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Last updated: 06-Nov-2020 02:11 PM

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