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. Calum is a Yamaha Artist & Acoustic Percussion Signature Artist.
Orchestras Calum has worked with
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
English National Opera - Bayliss
Jyväskylä Sinfonietta, Finland
Mannheim National Theatre, Germany
European Union Chamber Orchestra
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.
The Joby burgess collective
Joby Burgess, Rob Farrer, Calum Huggan, Sam Wilson percussion
International Flute and Percussion Duo, Jo Ashcroft and Calum Huggan.
Marc Brew Company
innovative collaborative work that interweaves a physicality derivative of strong contemporary dance technique.
visual and performance artist working across sectors in UK and Internationally.
an immersive classical art production company that creates bespoke brand experiences.
Scotland's first freelance cross-genre session orchestra.
The UK's pioneering professional performance Drumline. A visually immersive, flexible group of rudimental drummers.
JLee Productions bespoke entertainment for events, fashion, advertising and brands.
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.