Walter Xu

Walter is currently a Year 13 School Prefect at Macleans College.

Walter began learning the violin at the age of five and is studying toward a dipABRSM with Olga Vorontsova. Having passed Grade 8, Walter is currently serving as the Principal Violinist of the Macleans College Symphony Orchestra and Chamber Orchestra. He was also a member of two chamber groups that were semifinalists in the Auckland District round of the NZCT National Chamber Contest.

He was the winner of the Senior String Championship at the South Auckland Performing Arts Festival in 2016 and the Junior Solo Competition at Macleans College in 2013.  Walter is also employed by the Howick School of Music as an orchestral assistant and administrator.