Erik Arvinder (born 1984) is a Swedish violinist, multi-instrumentalist, arranger, and orchestrator who has worked with artists such as Avicii, Childish Gambino, Galantis and John Legend.
Arvinder was born and raised in Stockholm, Sweden. He started playing in the Stockholm Youth Symphony Orchestra at the age of 13. He completed undergraduate and graduate studies in violin performance at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm.
Arvinder began his career as a violinist and was a member of the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra from 2008 to 2012. He has served as concertmaster for multiple Nordic ensembles and is one of the founding members of the Vamlingbo Quartet.
Between 2011 and 2013, Arvinder toured as a multi-instrumentalist with Childish Gambino playing violin, keyboard and percussion during the I Am Donald and Camp tours.
In 2014, Arvinder toured as a violinist with John Legend during the All Of Me tour,
Arvinder has worked as an arranger for multiple international music artists, including Avicii and Childish Gambino. Arvinder worked as an orchestrator for the 2015 film Creed, and continued to orchestrate for multiple films and television shows, including Community and Chef’s Table.
In 2017, together with Anthony Gonzalez (M83) and Chris Hartz (Passion Pit), Arvinder arranged and orchestrated the Cirque du Soleil show Volta.
As a multi-instrumentalist, Arvinder is a member of the band in the Swedish reality television music show Så mycket bättre.
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