|After twenty-five years of diverse performance experience, Timothy McCallum is one of Australiaís most inspiring and loved performers and is fast becoming an international phenomenon. But it nearly didnít happen.
At the age of 18 he was heading toward a successful career in the music & theatre industry when a diving accident changed his life forever. After breaking his neck and being left a quadriplegic, doctors and specialists told him he would never sing again. Unprepared to have his dreams of a life on stage shattered, his resilient character and extraordinary spirit touched the hearts of the arts community as they watched him defy the odds, rehabilitate and return to the stage to continue his performing career.
Tim altered his singing technique to compensate for the physical challenges he faces as a result of his disability, and now sings better than ever. With ďthe voice of an angelĒ he is able to soar to the heights of some of the greatest tenor arias ever written.
His achievements include receiving an Australian Humanitarian Award, the Centenary Medal for outstanding service to the Arts, being a finalist in the arts category for Young Australian of the Year, and the Sharon Vigmond Leadership Award Ė CPA Toronto, Canada.
Tim has often been asked to sing the National anthem at events including the final of the one-day cricket series at the MCG 2007 and the Sydney NDIS Rally for Prime Minister Gillard in 2012.
Hear Tim sing the National anthem
He successfully toured his cabaret ĎA Road Less Travelledí around Australia and has been the keynote speaker and guest artist at innumerable conferences and events from Melbourne to the Sydney Opera House to Canada and his new home in Brisbane.
While Timís abridged list of achievements and experiences speak volumes, it is his voice that tells his story best.
Hear Tim sing at Motherís Day
Don't pass up the opportunity to hear Timís quest to share his passion and love of music with a worldwide audience.
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