b. 1970, Toronto
Chris Paul Harman was born in Toronto, where he studied classical guitar, cello and electronic music with Barton Wigg, Alan Stellings and Wes Wraggett, respectively.
His works have been commissioned by the Nieuw Ensemble of Amsterdam and Soundstreams and have been performed by the Asko Ensemble, CBC Radio Orchestra, Esprit Orchestra, Montreal Symphony Orchestra, New Music Concerts Ensemble, Noordhollands Philharmonisch, Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra, Tokyo Symphony, and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, among others.
Since 2005, Mr. Harman has served as Assistant Professor of Composition at the Schulich School of Music of McGill University in Montreal.