A graduate of the Manhattan School of Music in violin performance, Rob Moose has established an exciting and eclectic presence as performer, arranger and conductor in the rapidly changing atmosphere of contemporary music. Since joining Antony and the Johnsons in 2005, Mr. Moose has also toured with Sufjan Stevens, Beth Orton and Duncan Sheik, and recorded with dozens of artists including Arcade Fire, The National, Grizzly Bear, Vampire Weekend, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Rufus Wainwright, Marianne Faithfull, and John Legend. In 2009, he co-arranged and music directed The Long Count, a multimedia song cycle commissioned by the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Next Wave Festival. Elsewhere, his arrangements have been performed and recorded by Antony, Loudon Wainwright, Trey Anastasio, Glen Hansard, Paul Banks, Punch Brothers, Ra Ra Riot, Elizabeth and the Catapult, Trixie Whitley and Sharon van Etten. In 2011, after writing the arrangements for their Grammy Award-winning sophomore album, Mr. Moose joined Bon Iver as violinist, guitarist and singer. Performances with the band include such prestigious venues as Radio City Music Hall, Wembley Arena, and the Sydney Opera House, as well as Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, The Colbert Report and Saturday Night Live. A resident of New York City since 2000, Mr. Moose enjoys a diverse freelance career that has recently included performances with the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, Doveman’s Burgundy Stains series at (le) Poisson Rouge, and with Sir Paul McCartney for the Christmas episode of Saturday Night Live.