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Calum Huggan

Independent

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 masterclasses, percussion seminars and repertoire classes.  

Calum is an artist for Acoustic Percussion and Yamaha.

https://www.calumhuggan.com

Calum Huggan signature mallets

Each model in this Signature series has been designed and manufactured to the highest possible standards, using on the finest materials available. Producing a clear but warm tone on a marimba this series of mallets are suitable for a wide range of repertoire. Each model has a distinct multi-tonal characteristic quality and models can even be mixed to create a graduated set. Manufactured with weighted cores, machine wrapped with super soft 100% synthetic yarn and built on sanded maple handles for a natural feel. 

CH10

A bright, two tone mallet that speaks in the top to mid register of a marimba. Quiet dynamic levels produce a rounded tone with clarity of tone pushing through at higher dynamic levels. 

Specification

Instrument:    Marimba 

Model:   Concerto

Tone:    Bright to Medium

Weight:    40gr

Length:    41cm

Handle:    8mm natural maple

Colour:    Green / purple trim

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CH15

With a medium warm tone, this CH15 model has a wide range of tonality stretching across the entire register of a marimba. It has a rounded clarity and is capable of soft rolls at lower dynamic levels. 

Specification

Instrument:    Marimba 

Model:   Utility

Tone:    Medium

Weight:    42gr

Length:    41cm

Handle:    8mm natural maple

Colour:    Green / green trim

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CH20

Producing a full, soft and warm tone with no edge. This mallet is ideal for chorale repertoire and is a great bass sounding mallet. A medium weight provides for good fundamental tone. 

Specification

Instrument:    Marimba 

Model:   Chorale

Tone:    Medium to soft

Weight:    46gr

Length:    41cm

Handle:    8mm natural maple

Colour:    Green / grey trim

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