Award-winning percussionist Calum Huggan has captivated audiences and critics alike with his musicality and personality.
Throughout his studies at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Mannheim Musikhochschule and the Royal College of Music, Calum showed an affinity towards the marimba, winning his first solo BBC broadcast at the age of 18. A winner and finalist in many prestigious competitions, Calum has gained international recognition as a solo and chamber musician, becoming Gramophone Magazine’s ‘one-to-watch’ in 2021 with his debut album, ‘American Music for Marimba’ on Delphian Records.
In addition to his solo performance, 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 highly sought-after clinician and educator, holding teaching positions at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, the Royal College of Music, the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and as a visiting professor at several other institutes in the UK. Truly passionate about education, Calum challenges the boundaries of classical music, pursuing pathways for every young person to access a music education.
Calum is a Yamaha Artist and an Acoustic Percussion Signature Artist.