Artists Relations and Promo Manager at Warner Classics
Christina McMaster is a pianist, collaborator and educator on a mission to bring the wellbeing and healing benefits of music to all. She has initiated and curated multiple entrepreneurial arts projects and in 2017 was awarded an Associate from the Royal Academy of Music for her contribution to the music industry.
She has worked with rappers, scientists, theatre directors etc. Most recently she has collaborated with folk legend Peggy Seeger and on music and words collaboration for a climate change and sustainability film by Mary McCartney. Christina has performed at leading venues/festivals including Cheltenham, Aldeburgh, QEH and worked with composers such as Harrison Birtwistle, Tansy Davies, Stephen Montague, Ayanna Witter-Johnson, Freya Waley-Cohen etc. She has appeared regularly on Radio 3 and Classic FM.
In 2017-18 she was a Visiting Associate at Kings College London Institute of Psychology, psychiatry and Neuroscience, testing the benefits of music and psychedelic visuals in a lying down concert. This evolved into Lie down and Listen; launched in 2018 - it is an ongoing lying down concert series to listen deeply to music following meditation/restorative yoga in silence. During lockdown Christina ran live Lie down and Listen sessions alongside expert meditators Zephyr Wildman, Will Williams of Beeja Meditation for world meditation and as part of Fearne Cottons Happy Place Festival.
In 2016 Christina was selected as a young artist in residence at St John’s Smith square, and from 2013- 17 she curated programmes of multimedia, dance and music events for The Royal Academy of Music annual Piano Festival. She has been a mentor for the WOW festival and given talks on music at Kings Place and leading Universities worldwide. She is also Artists Relations and Promo Manager at Warner Classics.