Clayne Robison is a professor of voice at Southern Virginia University. He previously served as the director of the Brigham Young University opera program. He is a specialist in the study of vocal beauty.
Robison is a native of Boise, Idaho. He received his bachelors degree from Brigham Young University and then received a law degree from Harvard Law School. However, he later took an MMus and then a DMA, both from the University of Washington. Robison composed a piece of music that was used for the dedication services of the Orson Hyde Memorial Garden in Jerusalem.
Robison wrote the book Beautiful Singing: Mind Warp Moments. Robison's wife Vivien is also a musician who has been an adjunct professor at BYU and a member of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.
Robison is a Latter-day Saint. Since retiring from BYU in 2006 he has served a mission with his wife for the LDS Church in Austria and Germany. Robison and his wife Vivien were members of the Nauvoo University faculty for a short time. Robison now serves as a professor at Southern Virginia University.
- Clayne Robison at the MLCA Database
- Robison's website
- Deseret News. Aug 20, 2006
- BYU Newsnet article, 20 Jan, 2006