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Miss Lisa Robertson
Miss Lisa Robertson

Biography

Lisa Robertson is a violinist and composer. She has recently performed with ensembles such as Pro Youth Philharmonia and Karlovy Vary Symphony Orchestra as well as regularly playing chamber music and contemporary music. Upcoming performances of her compositions include by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra with Thomas Dausgaard, the Slovak Sinfonietta and Inchcolm New Music Ensemble. Previous performances include by the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Red Note Ensemble, Karlovy Vary Symphony Orchestra, Cappella Nova, Hebrides Ensemble, Rolf Hind, Brodick Quartet, Beckett Quartet and St Salvator’s Chapel Choir in festivals including West Cork Chamber Music Festival, Sound Festival, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, PLUG Festival and on BBC Radio 3’s Late Junction programme. Her piece was recently selected for the APC Modern Pibroch Library, Canada. She is an Associate Member of the London Symphony Orchestra Soundhub. She participated in PRS for Music’s ‘Wild Plum Songbook Workshop’ and consequently her piece was commissioned for an upcoming performance at the Cheltenham Festival 2019 by Lucy Schaufer and Huw Watkins.
She has participated in masterclasses with Brian Ferneyhough at the Ferienkurse Darmstadt, Sir James MacMillan at the Theoartistry Scheme at St Andrews University, Deirdre Gribbin, Liza Lim, Ashley Fure and Nicolas Hodges and workshops with Royal Northern Sinfonia, Bozzini Quartet, Juice Vocal Ensemble and Ligeti Quartet, who recently recorded her piece. She was selected for the Advanced Composition Course with Sir Harrison Birtwistle at Dartington International Summer School 2019.
Awards include shortlisted for the Scottish Awards for New Music 2019 Dorico Award for Small / Medium Scale Work, joint-winner of the West Cork Chamber Music Festival Composers’ Competition and runner-up in the Cappella Nova Composers’ Competition.
She is currently undertaking a PhD with Gordon McPherson and Emily Doolittle at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland where she previously obtained a Masters of Music. Prior to that, she received 1st Class Hons. Bachelor of Music degree from Royal Holloway, University of London where she studied with Helen Grime and Mark Bowden. At the RCS she has performed with many of the RCS’s ensembles and with the BBCSSO, RSNO and Scottish Opera Orchestra in side by side projects. Whilst at Royal Holloway in her second year, she won the Edward and Florence James Prize for the most promising music student. She also won the concerto competition which gave her the opportunity to perform Wieniawski Violin Concerto No. 2 with the Royal Holloway Symphony Orchestra.

Contact Lisa

Address: Strathclyde
G4 0PG
Phone: 07810628177
Mobile: 07810628177
Fee (30 minutes): £17.00
Fee (60 minutes): £27.00

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