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Fiona has given numerous solo recitals throughout the country, broadcast live on BBC radio, been featured on television and performed in ensemble at The Barbican Centre and London Purcell Room.
Fiona has been invited as a guest tutor at The Royal Greenwich Guitar Festival since 2017 and taught for several years at the International Summer Guitar Festival, West Dean. She very much enjoyed working with the ABRSM professional development team for many years and co-directed numerous very popular residential flute and guitar courses with Julie Wright and Atarah Ben-Tovim, MBE, in the UK and abroad.
Alongside performing and teaching, Fiona runs regular workshops in Surrey, has provided performance classes at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance and twice adjudicated their prestigious Alison Stephens Competition. She has also adjudicated various music festivals in the South East and worked as an external assessor for the Royal College of Music junior department. Fiona enjoyed working as a teacher assistant at Yale University and has provided inset training sessions for the local Surrey County Music Service.
Fiona Harrison grew up in Dorking, Surrey, before graduating from the Royal College of Music. She continued her studies at Yale University, USA gaining a Master of Music degree. The later degree was enabled through a scholarship from Yale and an Award from the Countess of Munster Musical Trust.
Lunchtime Concerts at Cranleigh Arts
Enjoy fine chamber music during daylight hours in our series of monthly lunchtime concerts. These performances offer a vibrant selection of performances by young international professionals in the intimate setting of our Jack Wagg auditorium. Seating will be informal and unallocated, and performances around 40 minutes long.
Cranleigh Arts is a charitable community arts venue. We are delighted to present this series of live performance for the enjoyment of all.
If you wish to support our work, you are invited to give generously by means of retiring collection in the auditorium in favour of Cranleigh Arts (reg charity no. 284186) or via the website https://cranleigharts.org/donations/