British-Australian violinist. Rose began playing violin at age 7 after winning a music scholarship to King's School in Rochester, UK. For over 35 years, Rose has been involved in new, improvised and experimental music and media. A polymath, he is as much at home creating large environmental multi-media works as he is playing the violin on a concert stage. Central to this practice has been 'The Relative Violin' project, a unique output, rich in content, realising almost everything on, with, and about the violin and string music in general. Most celebrated is the worldwide Fence project; least known are the relative violins created specifically for and in Australia.