TEACHER / CONDUCTOR
Harrison Cook received a BA from Georgia State University and his MFA from Carnegie Mellon University for cello performance. He plays in various orchestras, including the Greenville Symphony and Atlanta Opera. As a performer, he has had the opportunity to play around the world, including performances in Italy, China, and Monaco. In addition to his symphonic work, Harrison is an active member of the Atlanta music scene, doing studio work for films, games, and performing artists. He also has a robust private studio, with students who have gone on to play for the ASYO, attended university, participated in All State and traveled to summer institutes such as Brevard, Franklin Pond, Suwanee, and Interlochen. Harrison also works as the assistant conductor for the Georgia Youth Symphony Orchestra under he direction of Nathaniel Parker (KSU). Through GYSO he conducts the Honors String Quartet, Symphony, as well as String Symposium. In high school, Harrison spent three years with the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra under the direction of Jere Flint. He attended the Brevard Summer Institute twice, the Franklin Pond Chamber Music Program, and spent a summer in Spoleto, Italy through the Cincinatti Conservatory as a part of the Spoleto Music Festival. He continues to study with Joel Dallow, as well as various other members of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. He still gives regular recitals, performs, and auditions for various ensembles throughout the Southeast. Harrison is currently the orchestra director at Sprayberry High School in Cobb County, GA. He is thankful to have wonderful kids, supportive parents, and great colleagues!
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