Walt plays baritone sax, wrangles sheet music, acts as the central contact for the North Carolina Saxophone Ensemble and plays with the Duke University Wind Symphony. In the past he played alto, tenor and baritone sax for The Village Band in Chapel Hill, NC, and was a substitute bari player in the Triangle Jazz Orchestra.
While with The Village Band, he served as president for several years. Walt has also played with the University of North Carolina Bands, the University of North Carolina Saxophone Studio, the Chapel Hill Philharmonia, substituted in Triangle Wind Ensemble and performed with the University of North Carolina Pauper Players in their pit orchestra.
He is a senior analyst/programmer with the UNC Health Care system during the day, brews beer by night and one day hopes to return to his soaring activities.