Catherine (Cat) Wall teaches drum-kit, snare drum and percussion students of all ages at her home studio in Halswell, Christchurch. In 2021, she will also be teaching drums at Halswell, Knights Stream, Ararira Springs, Prebbleton & Russley Schools.
Cat plays drum-kit in Christchurch-based rock/pop/blues cover bands End Game & New Tricks. Cat is also currently recording with Alt-rock originals band The Lung Machine, and in January 2021, she joined Christchurch's All Girl Big Band!
Until mid 2014, Cat played snare drum with the Canterbury Caledonian Society Pipe Band. This band qualified for the Grade One final at the World Pipe Band Championships in 2013, 2014 & 2015 and won the New Zealand Pipe Band and Drum Corps Championships in 2012 through 2017.
In 2008 & 2009, Cat resided in Vancouver Canada, where she taught and played within the world-renowned Simon Fraser University Pipe Band organisation. During this time, Catherine received snare drum instruction from six-time World Champion Drum Sergeant J. Reid Maxwell.
Cat holds a Level 6 Diploma in Performance Music (Drum-Kit), as well as a Bachelor of Broadcasting Communications (Television Production). She is currently studying drum-kit via Skype with Dom Famularo (USA).