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Calum Fraser is a versatile conductor who specialises in operatic and choral repertoire. He studied at The University of Manchester and with Simon Halsey, Adrian Partington and Sarah Tenant-Flowers. Calum is a founding Musical Director of Scottish professional chamber choir Caledonian Voices and Musical Director of Streatham Choral and Farnham & Bourne Choral Society. He is also Director of Choirs at The University of Nottingham, with whom he travelled to Malaysia in 2016 and directed orchestral performances in Ningbo and Zhejiang, China, in 2017. Since September 2019, Calum has held the role of Director of Music at St Leonard's Church in Streatham. Calum is the founding Artistic Director of Magnetic Opera, with whom he has conducted The Barber of Seville, Maria Stuarda, La bohème, The Medium and The Marriage of Figaro. Previously, he was Musical Director of Winterbourne Opera and Opera'r Ddraig and worked with ensembles including St George’s Singers and Ad Solem. Calum has appeared in masterclasses with leading conductors including Richard Bonynge and Eric Whitacre.