Laura Harrison (b. 1987) is a composer whose works explore unique timbres and extended techniques within the context of traditional performance practices. Her music is characterized by rhythmic drive, lyrical melodies, and emotional intensity.She graduated with a Bachelor of Music in Composition and Piano Performance from Wheaton College in 2012, and a Master of Music in Composition from the College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati in 2014. Laura is currently pursuing a doctoral degree at CCM, where she teaches orchestration and composition.
LISTEN: Blue Underneath, Blue Overhead for Cello and Piano
Shu-Li Cheah, Cello
Brandon Wendt, Piano