Wikus Van Der Walt

Wikus Van Der Walt

Emendy Sound and Music Technology
Music Composer, Sound Designer and Author

Pretoria, South Africa

Member Since:
April 2014
Last online:
> 2 weeks ago
Invites sent:
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About Wikus

WIKUS VAN DER WALT IS A SOUTH AFRICAN NATIVE AND WAS BORN AND RAISED IN ONE OF THE COUNTRY'S THREE CAPITALS. A MUSIC LOVER FROM A VERY EARLY AGE, YET NO INTEREST IN PLAYING MUSIC, UNTIL HIS FRIENDS STARTED TO PLAY GUITAR AT THE AGE OF 15. IN 2008 FORMAL MUSIC STUDIES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA BEGAN. WHAT STARTED OUT AS THE STUDY OF MUSIC TURNED OUT TO BE A MUCH WIDER STUDY OF SOUND. FROM INSTRUMENT STUDY, CLASSICAL GUITAR, TO EXPERIMENTAL SOUND SYNTHESIS. IN 2011 HE FINISHED HIS B. MUS DEGREE AND IS WORKING FREELANCE AS A COMPOSER, SOUND DESIGNER AND AUDIO ENGINEER.

CURRENTLY VAN DER WALT IS ENROLLED FOR THE FTCL COMPOSITION DIPLOMA TRINITY COLLEGE LONDON.

IN 2015 AND VAN DER WALT JOINED THE DYNAMIC TEAM AT EMENDY SOUND AND MUSIC TECHNOLOGY COLLEGE.

Credits

  • Introduction to Music Production

    Introduction to Music Production (2015)
    Print by Emendy Sound and Music College Author

  • Corporate Logo for Yggdrasil Gaming

    Corporate Logo for Yggdrasil Gaming (2015)
    Commercial by Yggdrasil Gaming Composer

  • St. Blaize

    St. Blaize (2014)
    Film (short) by Open Window Ambient Music Composer

  • Bandit's Bounty - Game

    Bandit's Bounty - Game (2014)
    by Spunfunny Games Composer

  • Advert

    Advert (2014)
    Commercial by Sovereign Films Noise Reduction

  • Music Production with Cubase - Course Book

    Music Production with Cubase - Course Book (2014)
    Print by Emendy Sound and Music College Author

  • Blink

    Blink (2013)
    Film (short) by Open Window Composer

  • Blink

    Blink (2013)
    Film (short) by Open Window Sound Designer

  • Krismisroos

    Krismisroos (2013)
    Film (short) by Open Window Final Mix

  • The Mosquito

    The Mosquito (2013)
    Film (short) by Open Window Composer

  • The Mosquito

    The Mosquito (2013)
    Film (short) by Open Window Sound Designer

  • Citizen 0542

    Citizen 0542 (2013)
    Film (short) Sound Designer

  • Citizen 0542

    Citizen 0542 (2013)
    Film (short) Composer

  • Forest Adventures

    Forest Adventures (2012)
    Music Composer

Awards

  • M-Net Tag Award for Best Sound Design/Original Music in the Newcomer Category in Collaboration with Daniel Kwak
    (2011)

Education

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