Originating from Melbourne, Thomas Waltrich is a musician, composer and educator. 

After completing a double Bachelor of Arts and Music at Monash University, Thomas moved to Berlin in 2016 where he taught and toured throughout Germany and Denmark. Since returning to Melbourne in 2017 Thomas has been performing, touring and recording with original bands, Tired Of Wisdom, Blooming and Ancient Animal Orchestra.

The incorporation of junk percussion on drum kit has earned Thomas Waltrich with a reputation as a unique drummer. Similar to his reputation as a drummer, as a vocalist Thomas breaks down his physical limitations of his voice to explore the full spectrum of the weird to the wonderful. His melodic sensibilites has allowed the artists he performs with to reach the full potential of their music and is known for his live energy on stage. In addition to Thomas' commitment to his bands, he is highly sought after for various studio and live work.