Frank Adams Callaway

Date of birth

16 May 1919 at Timaru

Parents

Archibald Charles Callaway

Married

Kathleen Jessie Allan 1942

Children

Two sons and two daughters

Education

  • West Christchurch High School
  • Otago University
  • Dunedin Teachers College
  • Royal Academy of Music London – Bachelor of Music

Honours

  • LRAM
  • ARCM
  • FTCL
  • MACE
  • Philip Neill Prize 1946
  • Fanny Evans Travelling School 1949
  • Battison Haynes Prize and Cuthbert Nunn Prize 1948
  • RAC (London)
  • Carnegie Travel Grant USA 1949

Military service

  • RNZAF Central Band 1940-42

Career

  • Head of Music Department King Edward Tech College Dunedin 1942-53
  • Reader in Music University of Western Australia 1953-59
  • Professor and Head of Music Department, University of Western Australia 1959-
  • Conductor of Orchestral and Choral Societies, University of Western Australia 1953-
  • Guest Conductor Western Australia Symphony Orchestra, Adelaide Philharmonic Choir, South Australia Symphony Orchestra
  • Australian Music Examinations Board 1955 (Chairman 1965-67)
  • Member Board of Directors International Society for Music Education 1958
  • UNESCO Company for Music 1960
  • ABC Federal Advisory Committee 1957
  • Attended Conferences Vienna 1961, Tokyo 1962, Michigan 1966
  • President Australian Society for Music Education 1966
  • Advisory Board Commonwealth Assistance to Australian Composers 1967
  • Chairman Western Australia Company Academy of Dancing 1960 and other Organisations
  • Commonwealth Arts Festival Conference on Music Education (England) 1965

Author

  • Published articles on music education “Studies in Music”

Recreation

  • Gardening (Cacti)
  • Reading