Ellie Harrison is a Brisbane-based violist and is a passionate performer, teacher and writer. Ellie achieved her Masters of Music Studies in Performance in 2015 and her Bachelor of Music in Performance and Pedagogy in 2013, both from the Queensland Conservatorium of Music. Ellie achieved her AmusA on Violin in 2009 and her AmusA with Distinction on Viola in 2011. Ellie has been a student of Dr. John Curro MBE since 2010, learning from Loreta Finn in her early years. Ellie has won numerous awards including: EG & FW Harmer Viola Scholarship 2009, 2010 & 2011; John Curro Conservatorium Viola Prize 2012; Young Star Award 2013; and performed as a soloist in the annual QYS Concerto Concert 2013 and 2015 with Max Bruch’s Kol Nidrei and Alfred Hill’s Viola Concerto. Ellie was a member of the Queensland Youth Symphony from 2011-2016 and she has been a member of the Queensland Pops Orchestra since 2013. Ellie is a founding member of two new chamber ensembles – Les Trois Grâces and the Byrne Harrison Scalia Trio. Ellie also plays in the Queensland Baroque Orchestra, the Ipswich City Orchestra and The Australian Voices.