Daniel Clive McCallum
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Daniel Clive McCallum is an internationally awarded composer for film, advertisement and concert music. Daniel has worked on a number of large feature length films including, "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey", "Hyde Park on Hudson", and currently "The Smoke". Daniel has also scored a large number of short films and online episodes. Born in Melbourne, Australia, Daniel studied performance & composition at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music High School for 5 years before taking up his studies in composition at the Royal Academy of Music in London with the assistance of the ABRSM scholarship. His Teachers have included head of R.A.M. Read more... Dr. Phillip Cashien, film composer Luis Bacalov, film composer James Brett and orchestrator Christopher Austin. In 2006, Daniel received the Fellowship of Australian Composers award, giving him recognition for his musical work. This eventually led to performances of of his work by such ensembles as: the Philharmonia Orchestra (U.K.), the Sydney Sinfionetta (AUS), and the London Contemporary Orchestra (U.K.) amongst others. His natural musical voice and flexibility of style has allowed him to write for many different events and occasions, resulting in several prominent commissions both national and internationally. Daniel's music has been recorded and performed at numerous venues including; Abbey Road Studios, NYU Music Hall (USA), the South Bank Center (U.K.), the Sydney Opera House, and many more.