Joel Walmsley is a Melbourne based trumpet player who is currently studying a Master’s degree in Orchestral Performance at the University of Melbourne. Joel is a casual trumpeter with both the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and Orchestra Victoria and works as a freelance musician in Melbourne.
Joel has participated in Australia’s top programs for young musicians including the Australian Youth Orchestra’s National Music Camp, Australian Youth Orchestra’s Momentum Ensemble and the Australian International Symphony Orchestra Institute. Internationally, Joel has attended the prestigious Aspen Music Festival in Colorado where he studied with Raymond Mase, and also the International Music Masterclass and Festival in Sicily, studying with Reinhold Friedrich and Kristian Steenstrup.
Joel is currently under the tutelage of Shane Hooten and has studied with Rosie Turner, Joel Brennan, Fabian Russel and Mark Fitzpatrick. Joel is also passionate about education and teaches in multiple Melbourne schools.