Dušan Walkowicz began to play the Double Bass in his native Czech Republic where he completed his Performance Diploma at the Conservatorium in Ostrava.
After he moved to Australia, Dušan continued tuition at Sydney Conservatorium with Max McBride and Kees Boersma. Later he was accepted to the prestigious Music Academy in Vienna and studied with Professor Josef Niederhammer and Herbert Mayr (Principal Double Bass – Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra).
After his return to Australia, Dušan successfully auditioned for a position with Queensland Symphony Orchestra where he was subsequently appointed as the Associate Principal Double Bass. He has since worked as a guest with all the Australian professional orchestras.
Dušan regularly participates in chamber music and has a passion for education. He is a member of the teaching faculty at the Queensland Conservatorium and has also given tutorials at many training institutions including Australian Youth Orchestra and Australian National Academy of Music.