Callum started studying music from an early age, learning classical piano from the age of seven and moving onto learn the Drums and guitar by his teens. 

As an experienced Actor-musician, Callum has also picked up a few other instruments over the years and has found himself playing the ukulele, mandolin, cello, bass guitar, accordion and various other instruments in previous productions. 

Starting out in the pubs and clubs of his native Oxfordshire, Callum has been singing and writing songs for many years and has performed countless gigs and open-mic sessions around the country in a variety of bands and genres. 

As a composer, Callum wrote and arranged the original score for David Shopland's 2015 production of Macbeth at The Lost Theatre in London and The Rondo Theatre in Bath. He has also written music for Blind Tiger’s The Little Mermaid, Cinderella, A Life in Monochrome and was a composer on the short film The Wall Hanging

Callum has also been invited back to Rose Bruford to lecture Acting Through Song at their Summer School and has previously led workshops on song writing and performance on the Young Person's Theatre course. He was invited to Co-Musically Direct their 2nd year degree Students in a sight specific production of Casanova and can also be found tutoring song-writing at the World School of Rock.

Callum will be composing the music to a new children's musical: Snotacus, Son of Coughalot; Knight of The Seven Blisters next year.

"Callum Hughes excells in the guitar playing stakes"- Nick Dines, The Stage

"Original music from Callum Hughes, Josh Fontana, and Sam Weston, create an eery space that works brilliantly with the play's themes of light and darkness" Miranda Fay Thomas, What's On Stage (On Macbeth)

Hear some of Callum's original songs below:



Rehearsing Cello
Live Performance
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