Callum G’Froerer is a trumpet player based in Berlin and is active in improvised and notated musical settings. G’Froerer is a founding member of the new music quartet, Cathexis, the improvising ensemble, Phonetic Orchestra, and the bass-piano-trumpet trio, DRUM. His compositional pursuits include the long-term project Charcoals, initiated in 2014, with settings ranging from field recordings to chamber music.
He has performed in the US, Italy, Germany and Singapore, and has premiered works by Karlheinz Stockhausen, James Rushford, Eres Holz, Liza Lim, Cat Hope, and Lindsay Vickery.
G’Froerer was a performer and prize winner at the 2011 Stockhausen Course in Kürten, Germany, and has performed at the Chosen Vale Trumpet Seminar in New Hampshire in the US and the Sillico Trumpet Seminar in Tuscany. He has studied with Tristram Williams, David Elton, Scott Tinkler and Marco Blaauw.
G’Froerer was a 2013 Fellow at the Australian National Academy of Music, directing and performing in concerts that included Australian premieres of works by Eres Holz, Luciano Berio, Morton Feldman, Sebastian Elikowski-Winkler, Abel Paul and Rebecca Saunders.
He has performed with the Australian Chamber Orchestra, Kammerakademie Potsdam, Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu and the Australian Art Orchestra, and in 2014 supported Colin Stetson.