Callum Henshaw is a Canberra born classical guitarist. He started playing guitar at the age of six and has learned from a number of talented teachers, including Carolyn Kidd, Daniel McKay and Minh Le Hoang. In 2013, he completed his honours degree in guitar performance with first class honours at the Australian National University’s School of Music under world-renowned guitar performer and teacher, Tim Kain.
In 2012, Cal released his first commercial recording, an EP with works from J.S. Bach, Nigel Westlake, and Vicente Asencio.
In 2016, Cal released Echo & Return, a full length album with works from Enrique Granados, Napoléon Coste, Manuel M. Ponce, Peter Sculthorpe, and a world premiere recording of Bleed-through by Melbourne-based composer, Samuel Smith.
Cal has won first prize in the National Eisteddfod Open Classical Guitar Competition (2008), the Cordoba International Guitar Competition (2012), the Sydney Eisteddfod Instrumental Duo Competition with Campbell Diamond (2013), the Tirana International Guitar Competitions (2014), and the Friends of the ANU School of Music Chamber Music Competition with Andrew Blanch (2015).