With impressive international and national recognition
as a professional church musician, conductor, oratorio
soloist, occasional operatic singer, music commentator,
clinician and teacher Chalium has brought a fresh look to
He has received national accolades and recognition of
his commitment to musical excellence and in particular
for his exploration of lesser-known choral works.
In 2010 he received a commendation from the French Consulate to New Zealand for his efforts in championing the music of the French Baroque which is his specilaised style.