Lisa Robertson is a violinist and composer from the West Highlands of Scotland. She gained a Masters in violin from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and studied with Maya Iwabuchi, Andrea Gajic and William Chandler among others. She has performed with ensembles such as Pro Youth Philharmonia, Kellie Consort and has played with the Nevis Ensemble since 2018. She was accepted onto the Live Music Now scheme in 2019 as part of a soprano/violin duo. She also performs her own compositions, including at Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival and on BBC Radio 3.
As a composer, she recently completed a PhD in composition at the RCS, focusing on relationships between humans and the natural environment, and her pieces have been performed by The Sixteen, Red Note Ensemble, Psappha and the Hebrides Ensemble among others. In 2023 one of her piece’s will be performed by Royal Scottish National Orchestra. She has participated in masterclasses with Sir Harrison Birtwistle, Brian Ferneyhough and Sir James MacMillan.