Born in London in 1987, Amy Harman began her studies at the Junior Department of the Royal College of Music where she was awarded the Sally Wainwright Woodwind Prize. She has recently graduated from the Royal College of Music, under the tuition of Andrea de Flammineis, Julie Price and Martin Gatt, where she was awarded the RCM Bassoon Prize. Amy also studied with František Herman at the Hudební Fakulta Akademie Múzických Umění in Prague.
As an orchestral musician Amy has performed with the European Union Youth Orchestra, as guest principal with the London Philharmonic and Royal Philharmonic Orchestras and from 2010 was principal bassoon at BBC National Orchestra of Wales until joining the Philharmonia in 2011 as Joint Principal Bassoon.
Amy is also an active chamber musician and has been a member of Ensemble 360 since 2010.