Maxine Robertson studied oboe at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, followed by...
Maxine Robertson studied oboe at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, followed by a Bachelor of Music degree at the University of Glasgow, before embarking on first jobs in Arts Management.
She worked for the National Youth Orchestra of Scotland subsequently joining the Royal Scottish National Orchestra as General Manager of their Junior Chorus, and was actively involved in the training and preparation of childrens’ choirs and soloists for the RSNO, Scottish Opera and the Edinburgh Festival.
In 1991 Maxine moved from her native Glasgow to London to take up her first job in Artist Management, joining Van Walsum Management in 1993. From 1996 to 2006 she created and developed the Singers’ List for the Company and managed several important conductors.
She has been invited to join the juries of a number of prestigious competitions including the Veronica Dunne International Singing Competition in Dublin, various competitions at the London music colleges, the 2013 and 2015 Wigmore Hall Song Competitions, and in 2019 joins the panel for the Royal Over-Seas League Music Competition Singing Prize.