Clarinetist Rane Moore is well-regarded for her thoughtful, provocative interpretations of standard and contemporary repertoire. Fiercely devoted to the new music communities of the East Coast and beyond, Moore is a founding member of the New York based Talea Ensemble which regularly gives premieres of new works at major venues and festivals around the world. Moore has recently joined the award winning wind quintet, The City of Tomorrow, and is also a member of Boston’s Callithumpian Consort and Sound Icon.
Recent projects with legendary saxophonist Steve Coleman have yielded recordings and performances at The Village Vanguard, Newport Jazz Festival, Saalfelden Jazz Festival, and Jazz à la Villette in Paris. Moore is also a regularly invited collaborator with the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE), Bang on a Can All-Stars, New York New Music Ensemble, Boston Musica Viva, Emmanuel Music, A Far Cry, Boston Modern Orchestra Project, Boston Ballet Orchestra and is the principal clarinetist for the Boston Philharmonic, and Boston Landmarks Orchestra.
Moore’s latest festival and series performances include high profile events at the Tanglewood Music Festival, Lincoln Center Festival, Wien Modern, Warsaw in Autumn, ECLAT in Stuttgart, Darmstadt International Music Festival, Resonant Bodies Festival in New York, Festival Musica Strasbourg, Luxembourg Philharmonie, Projektgruppe Neue Musik in Bremen, Monday Evening Concerts in Los Angeles, Ojai Music Festival, Cervantino Festival in Mexico, Time of Music in Finland, Bludenzer Tage Zeitgemäßer Musik, Transit Festival in Belgium, Time Spans in Colorado and New York, Contempuls 5 in Prague, Sacrum Profanum in Krakow, June in Buffalo, as well as local and emerging series such as Monadnock Music, Rockport Music, Kingston Chamber Music Festival, Town Hall Concerts in Seattle, and Trinity Wall Street in New York.
Moore is a passionate educator and is on the faculty at Boston Conservatory at Berklee, Longy School of Music of Bard College, the Summer Institute for Contemporary Performance Practice at New England Conservatory, and is the co-director of the Boston Conservatory’s High School Summer Composition Intensive.
Moore is the co-artistic director of Winsor Music, a much beloved chamber music series and musical outreach organization in the Boston area.
She has recordings on over a dozen labels including Tzadik, Pi, Wergo, Kairos and ECM records. Critics have praised her “enthralling,” “tour-de-force,” and “phenomenal” performances.