Graydon Harrison, 17, is a senior at Porter High School in Porter, Texas. He has played bassoon since he was 12 years old, as well as violin, piano, and clarinet. Harrison has achieved state-level recognition several times throughout his high school career, including TMEA All- State three consecutive years beginning his freshman year. Graydon placed first in Texas for 5A Bassoons this past year. He has also advanced to the UIL State Solo and Ensemble contest three years in a row, qualifying for 4 ensembles this past year, as well as the UIL State Marching Contest for two years, in 2017 and 2019. For the last 2 years he has enjoyed serving as drum major of the Porter High School Spartan Marching Band. Outside of music, Harrison enjoys cooking, baking, gardening, and any activity where he can express himself creatively.