Calie Hough graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 2010 with an honours degree in Classical Timpani and Percussion where she studied with Richard Benjafield, David Corkhill, and Michael Skinner.
She has performed with numerous orchestras including the Southbank Sinfonia, Ernest Reed Orchestra, and was a member of Young Musicians Symphony Orchestra for two years. Before continuing her music studies in London, Calie was the winner of the Outstanding Soloist Award at the National Youth Jazz Championships an unprecedented three times. As an active chamber musician, she has played with the Nash Ensemble and collaborated with composers, circus performers, dancers, and electronics. Not only an active performer in contemporary and orchestral percussion, Calie also specialises in world percussion and continues to study and perform in a variety of venues.
Calie Hough, percussionist