schoir300Welcome! My name is John Mark Harrison and I’m a composer, choral director, workshop leader and teacher in Central Vermont. My passion is the search for and development of an American choral tradition that integrates African-American Gospel music, jazz, blues, shape-note, rock and roll, country, and appalachian music. In my own compositions and teaching I want to combine these great American traditions to create a uniquely American choral music that is rhythmically sung and rich with story.