Online Faculty:

Christopher Moon

With an entrepreneurial spirit and insight, Christopher Moon strives to find creative and unique approaches to develop lasting careers for his artists. He is the founder of Anhedonia Management, which currently represents Josh Rouse (Bedroom Classics/Yep Roc Records), Apex Manor (Merge Records), Peelander-Z (Chicken Ranch Records), and James Apollo. He's also Head of Artist Relations for NoiseTrade.

With almost 20 years of experience, ranging from sales and marketing for an independent label (Spongebath Records) to being an independent promoter hosting shows for Elliot Smith, Stereolab, and Bright Eyes (under his Anhedonia Presents banner), Christopher's grasp of the ever-changing landscape of the music industry is vast.

Christopher also co-managed the Nashville office for Nettwerk Management from 2005-–2009, where he worked with artists such as Rosie Thomas (Sub Pop) and Landon Pigg (RCA). Prior to that, he co-managed a successful electronic band Venus Hum (Geffen/BMG) with Kip Krones (manager for NEEDTOBREATHE) and Jason Moon Wilkins (founder of SoundLand, a yearly festival and conference in Nashville).

In addition to music, Christopher's has also worked in the world of film, having produced a video for Lambchop ("Up With People") as well as a feature length documentary "All The Way From Michigan, Not Mars" (a film capturing Rosie Thomas's collaboration with Sufjan Stevens and Denison Witmer). He was also instrumental in securing Landon Pigg's acting debut in Drew Barrymore's film "Whip It", alongside Ellen Page.

Christopher has spoken at several industry conferences over the years, including SXSW, CMJ, the Americana Music Association, and the Billboard Music and Advertising Seminar. He's been quoted in Billboard magazine, NPR, the Los Angeles Times, and Toronto Sun.