Schalk Joubert is one of South Africa’s most celebrated bassists and a multi award-winning composer, musical director and producer.
He completed a B.Sc. degree (majoring in Psychology and Physiology) at the University of Stellenbosch and a diploma in Creative Writing at the AAA School of Advertising in Cape Town. Thereafter, he studied music at the Conservatorium of the University of Stellenbosch in 1999 as part of their bridging course certificate programme.
He started performing and recording as a professional musician since he was a teenager and has established himself over the last 25 years as one of South Africa’s most prominent bass players within a big variety of genres that ranges from Traditional African Music, Rock & Pop to Classical and Jazz.
He has recorded and performed with many iconic South African and international artists like Hugh Masekela, David Kramer, Crash Test Dummies, Michelle Shocked, Finley Quaye, Anton Goosen, PJ Powers & Zolani Mahola.