biography of a singing cellist
Biography Of A Singing Cellist
“Born and raised in Scotland Calum has spent the past 5 years studying at ‘The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music’ in Manhattan, New York. After being accepted for the ‘Young Artist Initiative’ he began recording his debut solo album ‘Making it Possible’ at ‘Avatar Studios’ and Brooklyn’s ‘Speaker Sonic Studios’. The album has been nominated for awards internationally.
Calum has had the good fortune to play with many well-respected musicians of diverse genres in NYC, playing anything from Jazz, Blues and Folk to Americana. This natural musicianship has not gone unnoticed as Calum has not only supported Blues Rock legend Jack Bruce at The Queens Hall during Edinburgh’s Jazz and Blues Festival but ‘Making it Possible’ was mastered by none other than Gene Paul, brother to guitar-pioneer Les Paul. Beyond his solo career Calum has made a name for himself as an award winning composer (Best Sound Design, Midtown Theatre Festival) for the Off-Broadway show ‘Division Avenue’. Calum has worked as a cellist for many well known musicians Recently including Scotlands own Sandi Thom appearing on her first live DVD performance in Aberdeens Tivoli Theatre as part of her European Tour. The DVD is set to be released at the end of the year.