Callum Watson is an ambassador for young Australian jazz and classical talent, a well-established pianist and composer, and a prolific producer spanning across jazz, classical, theatre and opera.
In addition to winning the Margaret Schofield Scholarship for composition, Watson has won a variety of awards including from Melbourne Fringe Festival, state and local governments and internationally from orkest de ereprijs (NL).
As a composer, Callum has written original scores for nine theatre productions including one musical and also has a diverse portfolio of concert works which have been played by ensembles internationally.
As a producer, Callum has worked with some of Victoria's leading artists in both theatre projects and record releases. His latest release 'Echoes Of Earth' was recorded at St Andrews, Brighton featuring great young Australian performers such as Joel Hands-Otte and Scott A. Aschauer.
In regards to theatre, Watson has produced eight original theatre productions including at the Malthouse Theatre, GPAC and Geelong After Dark festival. His theatre business, Callum Watson Enterprises has a particular interest in seeking out young creatives for these projects.
Critics see Callum “as one of Australia’s most exciting composers and pianists”.