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. Songs Also available in Sony/ATV’s Worldwide Online Repertory Database and Universal Music Publishing Group synch catalog. All offices can access the music - facilitated by Senior Music Supervisor Film and TV | Creative Manager, Sony/ATV. Signed a Band Agreement with RCA/Victor in 1979 - Recorded his first song Silence. Signed a record deal with MD Records for two albums with the option of another two 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. Some of the most prominent Norwegian musicians participates on Petter Samuelsen’s albums. Eivind Aarset, Guitar Svein Dag Hauge, Guitar Trond Holter, Guitar Anders Bru, Guitar Kjetil Saunes, Bass Ole Petter Hansen, Drums Paolo Vinaccia, Percussion Cikada String Quartet. (The Norwegian ensemble Cikada is widely regarded as one of the finest and most important at large on the contemporary music scene today). Morten Halle, Sax Håkon Iversen Hans O. Solli Christine Meyer Quote from EMI Music Publishing songwriter profile: Petter Samuelsen wrote the 1st. single Here for you of the critically acclaimed album Music of the Night 1998 by Jan Werner Danielsen” (Universal Music). Recorded in Oslo and New York. You took the rust off my dreams and Here For You – Both songs taken from The Very Best Of Jan Werner 2010 - Universal Music. Jan Werner wanted to sing You took the rust off my dreams in the Eurovision Song Contest 2000. Petter Samuelsen School Of Music was established in 2004. Based on his own career and experiences in the music industry: RCA/Victor, MD Records, Polygram music publishing, Universal music publishing, EMI music publishing, Sony/ATV and Klaverinstituttet. 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