Petter Samuelsen Songwriting artist

SONGWRITER/COMPOSER, Keyboardist and Vocalist Petter Samuelsen was born in Stavanger, Norway. Beginning piano lessons at age 8. As a teen he played keyboards and vocal in different rock bands (Ara Pacis, Wasaband, Ellis and Bandage), but returned to songwriting, producing and his classical roots to study piano at Klaverinstituttet. However Samuelsen had become fascinated by the possibilities of the synthesizer and producing songs for major publishers. Most of Petter Samuelsen original songs in WORLD’S TOP MUSIC PUBLISHERS - Sony/ATV and Universal. Senior Music Supervisor Film and TV | Creative Manager, Sony/ATV Recorded in Oslo and New York. Signed a Band Agreement with RCA/Victor in 1979. Signed a record deal with MD Records in 1992 Signed an exclusive worldwide publishing deal with Polygram Music Publishing in 1994 Signed an exclusive worldwide publishing deal with EMI Music Publishing in 1998. Petter Samuelsen School Of Music was established in 2004. Former member of the Stavanger Cathedral Choir Motet. Also recorded an album with the choir. Performed Bach’s Christmas Oratorio together with the Stavanger Symphony Orchestra. A film featuring music by Samuelsen presented at Pahr-Iversen Exhibitions in Houston, Texas, Valencia, Cadiz, Almeria in Spain 2010 - 2012 - 2013 Music from the film "In The Moment" about Pahr-Iversen in his studio shown at an exhibition at the University of Stavanger 2017 The film will be presented at The Russian Art Academy in Moscow 2017