Gregory Harrison is an ECMA award winning and Dora-nominated composer and performer based in Toronto and Fredericton, NB. He has been described as a "percussion and electronics wizard" (Bob Boilen, NPR Music) and thrives on exploring the space between organic and electronic mediums.
His extensive resume spans artists and groups including Jeremy Dutcher, Cirque du Soleil, Video Games Live, Toronto Dance Theatre, R. Murray Schafer, and Fred Penner. He has performed extensively internationally at notable venues such as Massey Hall, NPR Tiny Desk Concerts, the JUNO’s, and The Kennedy Center. In recent years, Harrison's commissions have been coveted by Kaeja d'Dance, ProArte Danza, Toronto Dance Theatre, Human Body Expression, Architek Percussion, Fifth Wind Quintet, CCDT, Dr. Morris Palter (University of Arizona), Popular Demand Pictures Inc., NB Tourism, and Division 85 Films.
Harrison is also co- founder of his groups Mear and Taktus marimba duo.
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Glass Houses for Marimba: East Coast Music Award nomination for best Classical Album Recording (2017), CBC's Top 10 Classical Recording (2015)
Chasing the Path: Dora Mavor Award nomination for best Original Composition/ Sound Design (2018), ECMA nomination for Best Electronic Album (2018)