Dave McCallum

David combines flourishing careers as a Conductor, Pedagogue, and Presenter, with a long established career as an orchestral trumpeter.

He made his Royal Opera House conducting debut with the world premier production of Pinocchio in 2006, following that with Will Tuckett’s Wind in the Willows and Cathy Marston’s Ghosts. Since then David has directed both the ROH Orchestra, and South Bank Sinfonia in ROH Chance to Dance productions of Firebird, Still Life at the Penguin Café, Swan Lake and La Fille mal Garde. David has also guest conducted productions of Giselle and Nutcracker at English National Ballet, and led the BBC Concert Orchestra’s Music Mix concerts.

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Latest News

Welcome from NSSO’s new Artistic Director Nicole Wilson March 20, 2022

When Malvern College approached me to take over from the wonderful John Madden as artistic director for NSSO, I was thrilled to bits! Music courses were the highlight of my childhood. I lived from course to course with an actual count down on my wall to see how many sleeps until the next time I […]

A warm welcome from Leandro Silvera for NSSO Sinfonia members 2021 June 11, 2021

Dear NSSO Sinfonia 2021. I’m absolutely delighted that we will finally be able to meet in person this summer at Malvern College. It will be an amazing course! We have all missed playing together in orchestras (one thing that Zoom can never offer us!) so it will be a pleasure to see you all again […]

A warm welcome from Richard Dickins for NSSO Philharmonic members 2021 June 11, 2021

Hello NSSO Philharmonic members 2021. I’m thrilled that this year we can, after all, meet in person to make music at Malvern College. It will be a pleasure to see again those of you who have been on the course in previous years, and it will also be a great pleasure meeting the many new […]