A warm St Luke’s Welcome to Callum Close
Callum Close commenced as St Luke’s Director of Music in July 2018. Callum began musical studies at a young age and holds a Bachelor of Music (Honours) from the University of Newcastle and an A.Mus.A in classical piano. He studied Pipe Organ with Dr. Philip Matthias and Conducting with Dr. David Banney. Prior to his position at St Luke’s, Callum was Sub-Organist of Christ Church Cathedral Newcastle and Musical Director of a number of community choirs, including Newcastle City Choir (2013-16) and the Conservatorium Songshine Choir (2015-18). Callum leads an active performing schedule as a recitalist, accompanist, conductor and chorister, having performed in cathedrals and churches across Australia and internationally. Outside of his musical interests, Callum is also keenly studying for his Juris Doctor and is the Philanthropy Manager at Musica Viva Australia.