ABOUT


Biography

Caleb Colledge is a Brisbane-based composer and percussionist working in contemporary classical, experimental, improvisational and electronic fields. His compositional language draws on a eclectic mix of musical influences with a mission to create visceral and honest emotional experiences at the heart. He is the co-founder of Brisbane music label and concert series MADE NOW MUSIC and performs as a percussionist and drummer in various ensembles and bands.

Caleb has recently released his debut album on MNM entitled Yarns. A 9 movement suite of works. At the heart, raw, unedited phone recordings nestled in Caleb’s musical underscoring and response to these powerful stories.

Caleb currently plays in various Brisbane groups including percussion/trombone improv duo Blotto, a minimalist contemporary classical quartet Pedal, the Luke Cuerel Orchestra, Cowbird. He appears as a drummer in various Brisbane acts including Monique Clare, Jo Davie, Georgia Rose, The Mulberry Collective and Sundown Jury. He has performed at the Woodford Folk Festival, National Folk Festival, Dorrigo Folk Festival and has toured nationally.

As a percussionist Caleb regularly performs locally, nationally and has toured internationally to China, Europe and New Zealand. He has premiered over 20 new works for solo percussion, chamber ensembles and orchestra. Caleb has worked with many national and international contemporary musicians including Lisa Moore, Nicole Lizée, Mark Applebaum, Kroumata Percussion, Jaap Blonk, Clocked Out, ensemble interface, Nonsemble, Ba Da Boom Percussion, Argo and CitySounds Percussion.