Born in London in 1991, Harry showed musical talent at an early age, becoming a Winchester Quirister at the age of 8 and culminating in the BBC Radio 2 Young Choristers of the Year competition, in which he sang against hundreds of other competitors to win the prestigious title of Choir Boy of the Year, 2003, at the age of 11. Having studied under a Choral Scholarship at The Pilgrims' School in Winchester, Harry was Head Quirister of the Winchester College Chapel Choir, and from September 2004, took up musical and academic scholarships at Winchester College.
In addition to his concert performances, Harry has also featured in a number of broadcasts, including BBC Radio 2 'Easter Glory' (April 2004), BBC Radio 3's Proms series (July 2003), BBC Radio 2's 'Sunday Half Hour' (December 2003, January 2004, August 2004 and December 2004) and BBC Radio 4's morning services (December 2003 and January 2004). Harry has also given spoken interviews on BBC Radio 2 in May 2004 and on BBC Southern Counties in November 2004. In July 2003, Harry featured in a live broadcast of the Royal Promenade from the Royal Albert Hall, which was shown on BBC4 with highlights on BBC1. He also took part in Songs of Praise's Ascension Day programme in May this year, and has appeared live on Czech national television as part of a tour to the country in 2002.Harry recently sang at the Variety Club's tribute lunch to Esther Rantzen, OBE, joining Katherine Jenkins as a guest artist and joined Sir Cliff Richard and Olivia Newton-John in an evening at Hampton Court Palace in aid of the Cliff Richard Tennis Foundation in December 2004.
Over the summer of 2004, he took part in the recording of Fauré's Requiem with the Boys Air Choir (which was released on CD & video in summer 2004),and recorded Hear My Prayer with the Winchester College Chapel Choir. He recently recorded a solo album of English songs with pianist Robert Bottone which was released in July 2005 and will also be recording some tracks on 'From Innocence to Age' with Colin Upton and Charles Mauleverer in May 2005.
He was principal soloist on the Boys Air Choir tour to Japan of December 2004 and has subsequently sung at a tsunami relief concert with the Burrowes family in January 2005, in which he sang with Connor, Patrick and Elizabeth Burrowes. In October 2004, he played the part of Miles in The Turn of the Screw for the Cambridge University Opera Society and also sang the solo in Chichester Psalms at the Barbican. He sang Tolga Kashif's Ave Maria in the Classic Response concert at the Royal Albert Hall in March 2005 in aid of SOS Children's charity. He is also really looking forward to playing the role of 1st boy in Glyndebourne's summer season of 'The Magic Flute'
Aside from his singing, Harry's musical talent extends to the piano and viola, for which he has achieved distinctions in his last graded exams. He also plays the organ for services at Winchester College Chapel and Winchester Cathedral. In addition to this, Harry also loves to play rugby, and enjoys cricket, soccer, tennis and skiing. His other interests include opera, films and travel. — Music Partnership