Guitar Brisbane presents Callum Henshaw; one of Australia's leading young musicians and winner of the 2017 Melbourne International Concert Artist Guitar Competition. As part of his tour as the winner of the Melbourne competition, Cal will perform a full solo program including works by Domenico Scarlatti (Italy), Manuel M. Ponce (Mexico), Nigel Westlake (Australia) and Agustín Barrios (Paraguay).
About Callum Henshaw
Canberra-born classical guitarist Callum Henshaw is considered one of Australia's leading young players. He has had success in a number of major national and international competitions, including First Prize Winner at the 2012 Cordoba International Guitar Competition, the 2014 Tirana International Guitar Competition, and the 2015 Friends of the ANU School of Music Chamber Music Competition (with Andrew Blanch); Best Performance of an Australian Work at the 2013 Melbourne Guitar Competition; and Third Prize at the 2014 Adelaide International Guitar Competition. He also won the First Prize and the People's Choice Prize at the 2016 open instrumental Whitworth Roach Classical Music Competition. Most recently, Cal placed first in the 2017 Melbourne International Concert Artist Guitar Competition, securing a 10 concert tour in 2018.
Cal began the guitar at the age of six, studying with a number of Canberra's leading teachers, including Minh Le Hoang, and completed his honours degree with First Class Honours at the ANU's School of Music under world-renowned guitar performer and teacher, Timothy Kain. He is currently completing his doctorate in music at the ANU.
In 2012, Cal released his first commercial recording and in 2016 released the critically acclaimed, Echo & Return, which includes the world premiere recording, 'Bleed-through', by Australian composer, Samuel Smith.
In both Europe and Australia, Cal has taken part in master classes with many of the world’s great guitarists, including Pavel Steidl, Hubert Käppel, Sergio Assad, Judicaël Perroy, Aniello Desiderio, and Ricardo Gallén.
Cal is proudly sponsored by Knobloch Strings and performs on a Greg Smallman & Sons classical guitar.
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$30 - Adult
$25 - Concession (Pensioners and Health Care Card holders only)
$20 - Student (Fulltime tertiary or secondary students over 13)
$85 - Family Concession (2 Adults + 2 Students)
Children 12 and under free
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Tickets at the door:
$35 - Adult
$30 - Concession
$25 - Student
Children 12 and under free