Harrison Kliewe is an avid multiple woodwind player, chamber musician, and teacher based in Hartford Connecticut. He regularly performs throughout Connecticut in pit orchestras including the Goodspeed Opera House, Playhouse on Park, The Norma Terris Theater, and the Ivoryton Playhouse. He recently had the privilege of serving as the principal oboist with the Ballet Theater Company of West Hartford for the premiere of Speranza, a new ballet by Mark Mazzarella and Sean Pallatroni.
Harrison graduated from the Hartt School in 2017 with a BMus in Saxophone Performance. He is an adjunct faculty member at Hartt where he teaches woodwind methods, as well as the woodwind instructor at the Rectory School in Pomfret, CT.
While at Hartt, Harrison won the 2016 Paranov Concerto Competition as a soloist and the 2015 competition with the Resurgam Quartet. He has played with several ensembles including the Waterbury Symphony, the Hartford Gay Men's Chorus, the Farmington Valley Symphony, and the College Light Opera Company of Falmouth, Massachusetts.
A native of Stamford, Connecticut, Harrison resides in the city of Hartford.