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Emily Harrison

Solitaire (2020) – Soundtrack Album

Bloom (2020) – Billabong TVC

Undone (2020) – Feature Documentary

How Things Are Born (2019) – Short Film

Teached Az (2019) – Web Series

Harrows Forest (2019) – Short Film

Keepers of the Forest (2018) – Documentary

Bluey - Butterflies’, Season 1 Ep. 15 (2018) – Television Series

Draw the line (2018) – TVC

Person of the Forest (2017) – Documentary

NSW

Emily is a pianist, vocalist and early-career composer for screen and stage, with a feature credit as Co-composer and Music Supervisor for Undone – iTunes highest rated documentary (May 2020).
Her signature sound evolves from melodious, minor key piano motifs, accompanied by fragile, feathery string arrangements, affected vocals and subtle arrangements of ambient sound design.

Emily’s gifted at spinning captivating melodies, while cleverly expressing mood and dramatic momentum. Her sensitive arrangements of glacial and ghostly tones affect atmosphere (and audience) to produce a sense of introversion and disquiet. There’s a subtle tension at play; brooding; unsettling; the forming of a pervasive aura of reflection and melancholy.

A classically trained pianist, Emily then graduated from AFTRS in 2017 and completed an Internship at Sydney’s Church Street Studios, where she was mentored by Guy Gross, one of Australia’s leading composers.

Documentary is of particular interest to Emily and since leaving AFTRS has composed for 2 award winning conservation documentaries (People of the Forest, 2017 and Keepers of the Forest, 2018). In 2018, Emily composed the underscore for award winning ABC series Bluey (‘Butterflies’, season 1 ep. 15).

In 2020 Emily achieved her first feature credit for the documentary Undone. As Co-composer and Music Supervisor the film has been critically acclaimed for its music score and soundtrack.

Emily has a solo project, under the moniker: Mirla. This contemporary classical music experiments with blending piano, ambient sounds, field recording, and spoken word.

She was awarded the JD music prize by the AGSC in 2018 which is allowing her to write and produce her debut album: Solitaire (The Virtue of Patience). The concept album draws on the wartime diary and love letters of her grandparents.