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About

Harrison J. Collins (b. 1999) began composing at the young age of 14. His work for wind ensemble is published by Grand Mesa Music Publishers and C. Alan Publications. His work for small chamber ensemble, Ecstatic Noise, won the 2016 Carson Thomas Miller Texas Emerging Composers Composition Competition hosted by Sam Houston State University. His first orchestral work, The Paper Man, won the 2017 Young Composers Challenge, and was also premiered by the Akron Symphony in August 2017. In a competition held by Vox Novus, his minute-long piece Urgency! was chosen for performance by the acclaimed West Point Band. Harrison lives in Little Elm, Texas where he frequently conducts and plays bassoon. When not doing these things, Harrison can be found writing, studying, or listening to music.



Honors and Awards

  • In a competition held by Vox Novus in 2016, his minute-long piece Urgency! was chosen for performance by the acclaimed West Point Band.
  • Won the 2016 Carson Thomas Miller Texas Emerging Composers Composition Competition hosted by Sam Houston State University with his work for small chamber ensemble, Ecstatic Noise.
  • Won the 2017 Young Composers Challenge with his first orchestral work, The Paper Man, which was premiered by the Akron Symphony in August 2017.