Byron Harrison


Byron provides consultancy in all aspects of acoustic design for the performing arts, including major arts centres, university buildings, outdoor venues, and school auditoria. As well as performing arts venues, Byron has managed acoustic projects for restaurants, carried out historic renovations and undertaken environmental noise surveys. He has a BS in Engineering, Acoustics & Music from the University of Hartford, USA and has eight years’ experience as Acoustics Consultant at Talaske, USA - beginning as an intern and rising through the ranks to Senior Consultant by 2006. He has written several conference papers for the Acoustical Society of America and guest lectured throughout the USA.


Consultancy work includes Mead Centre for American Theater at Arena Stage, Washington, DC; Charles R Walgreen Jr Drama Center, University of Michigan; Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Millennium Park, Chicago; Presser Hall, Berea College, Kentucky.


Consultancy work for Charcoalblue includes The Great Hall, Leys School, Cambridge; The Theatre, Shoreditch, London; Magdalen College School Big School renovation, Oxford; The Story Museum, Oxford; Royal National Theatre Scenography acoustics reviews; and the Mulgrave Room at the Hurlingham Club, London. He has contributed to feasibility studies or winning competition schemes for Royal Shakespeare Theatre’s The Other Place; St Ann’s Warehouse, New York and Canford School, Wimborne.


Charcoalblue CV - Byron Harrison