Michèle Walther

Violinist Michèle Walther is a performer, composer, arranger, and educator from Switzerland and San Francisco. Michèle has performed in venues throughout Europe and North America with Ian Anderson/Jethro Tull, Gloria Estefan, Joe Lovano, Oscar Stagnaro (Paquito D’Rivera), Pablo Ablanedo Septet (jazz, latin), Basel Sinfonietta, Mark Feldman, Wolfgang Dauner, LaMuseMent, and more. Recent performances include Resonance at SFJazz Center and Yoshi’s, and “A Living Tribute to Carla Bley” at the SFJazz Center, where she was featured in “Birds of Paradise”.

Ms. Walther earned her M.M. at the Conservatory of Music in Basel, Switzerland, and later graduated from the Berklee College of Music in Boston, majoring in jazz violin performance.

In her spare time, you can find her hiking or meditating.