Maxwell grew up in Minneapolis, MN and attended Southwest High School. He started violin at a young age and picked up electric and string bass in middle school. Maxwell earned his Bachelor’s degree in Instrumental Music Education from St. Olaf College. Post graduation he has worked as a teacher in the Robbinsdale and Minneapolis public school districts. This fall he looks forward to continuing his teaching career in Edina. Maxwell also works as a musician in the Twin Cities with a variety of ensembles.