Bryn Harrison is a composer and professor of composition at the University of Huddersfield. His pieces have been performed by many established ensembles including Plus-Minus, ELISION, Quator Bozzini, EXAUDI, Southbank Gamelan Players, London Sinfonietta, Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, London Symphony Orchestra and Ensemble Contrechamps, and by soloists such as Kit Downes, Philip Thomas, Mark Knoop, Aisha Orazbayeva, Anton Lukoszevieze and Sarah Saviet.
He has received notable performances and radio broadcasts from international festivals across the world. He has maintained a close relationship with the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, receiving prizes there in 1993 and 1995, commissions from the festival in 1999, 2002, 2008 and 2009, and additional performances in 2015, 2017 and 2019. His music is featured on two solo discs on the Another Timbre label as well as several tracks on the HCR label.
Bryn Harrison has co-authored two books: one with Richard Glover, Overcoming Form: Reflections on Immersive Listening; and one with Glover and Jennie Gottschalk, Being Time: Case Studies in Musical Temporality. He is a recipient of the prestigious Paul Hamlyn Foundation Award for Composers.