Classically trained, Russel Walder began playing the oboe at age ten. At 17, he performed at Carnegie Hall with america Youth Symphony, after that became a member of them for a global tour. Several short years later on, he began monitoring with Oregon and started dabbling in jazz, pop, and globe music. Within the ’80s, he got one of is own compositions on Windham Hill’s famed A Winter’s Solstice recording, which continued to market two-million copies. Walder after that became a member of Ira Stein on two recordings for Windham Hill. In 1998, he founded Silent Condition. Concentrating on Middle Eastern harmonics, tribal chant music, and ambient textures, Silent Condition gained publicity while carrying out at Peter Gabriel’s 1999 Womad Event. Walder then released Power Place, showcasing his oboe skills while coupling his improvisations with lush synthesized music. In 2002, he debuted like a soloist, liberating Pure Pleasure on Genuine Music.