Calum's passion for percussion spans performance, collaboration and teaching.
From early on in his career Calum showed a real passion for performance, winning his first BBC Solo Broadcast at the young age of 18. A finalist in many prestigious competitions, Calum was mentored and nurtured by International Marimbists Jasmin Kolberg and Eric Sammut. Calum has performed solo, chamber and concerto debuts within the major concert houses across the United Kingdom, Europe and the United Arab Emirates.
As well as being a virtuosic performer, Calum's passion lies in cross-arts collaborations. He has worked alongside some of the most recognised and talented creatives in the arts, co-creating, recording and performing in spectacular spaces across the globe.
Calum is an active and sought after percussion tutor and workshop leader throughout the UK. Teaching at several conservatoires across the UK, Calum regularly delivers marimba master classes, percussion seminars and repertoire classes.
Calum´s current positions are :
• Professor of Marimba Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (London)
• Percussion and Ensemble Coach at royal college of music JD (London)
• Part-time Percussion Tutor at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (Glasgow)
Calum Huggan is a Yamaha Artist.