Mrs Anne Harrison is an Oxford music graduate with an MA in Music and Liturgy from the University of Leeds; she was Music Co-ordinator at St John’s College with Cranmer Hall, Durham, in the 1990s, and then worked for the Royal School of Church Music, spending ten years editing the RSCM's liturgy planner Sunday by Sunday. She also served on Durham Diocesan Liturgical Committee for a number of years and has belonged to GROW (the Group for the Renewal of Worship) since 1998.
A member of the Executive Committee of the Hymn Society of Great Britain and Ireland and a trustee of the Song and Hymn Writers Foundation (which supports the work of the Jubilate Group and Resound Worship), she chaired the editorial team for the hymn book supplement Sing Praise (Canterbury Press/RSCM 2010) and helped to produce Ancient and Modern: Hymns and Songs for Refreshing Worship (Hymns A&M 2013). She has written two Grove booklets on congregational song and is music editor for the quarterly Praxis News of Worship. One of her particular interests is the sung worship of the Taizé Community. She has been married to Dr Jamie Harrison since 1977 and they have three adult children.