Songwriters Academy of Norway artist

Petter Samuelsen is the founder and creative mind behind Songwriters Academy Of Norway - Est. 2004 Petter Samuelsen School Of Music - His original songs in WORLD’S TOP MUSIC PUBLISHERS - Sony/ATV and Universal 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. Quote from EMI Music Publishing 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. 2 songs taken from The Very Best Of Jan Werner 2010 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 will continue to collaborate with Studio / Producer Eivind Skovdahl, known for his collaboration with, among others, a-ha, Morten Harket, and Ace of Base. 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 Film - television assignments "BMV" Bergen Group - English - documentary shown at the exhibition OTC Houston, Texas - filmed by John Christian Rosenlund NRK documentary TV 2 Fame - (advertising) TV Vest (advertising) TV Vest “Lakseeventyr" documentary 6 episodes TV Vest “Nordsjøveien” documentary 8 episodes TV Vest "sport vignette" Radio Nettverk’s - News and advertising audio vignettes Bang & Olufsen VG Braathens SAFE (SAS Braathens) Conoco Phillips Video by Film & Foto and music by Petter Samuelsen. Featuring the worlds second largest crane, Saipem 7000. Music by Samuelsen presented at Pahr-Iversen Exhibitions in Houston, Texas A film featuring music by Petter Samuelsen presented at Pahr-Iversen Exhibitions in Spain Valencia: MUSEO DE LA CIUDAD 24. juli – 9. september 2012. Cadiz: MUSEO DE CADIZ 20. september – 4. november 2012. Almeria: MUSEO DE ALMERIA. 12. april – 9. juni 2013. One hour live presentation shown on Spanish television The Norwegian International Film Festival Haugesund 2015 Kjell Pahr-Iversen – Festival Artist Of The Year FILMVISNING PÅ UTSTILLING: “Kjell Pahr-Iversen at work in his studio”, a film produced by Film & Foto Design, Stavanger, Accompanied by music composed and performed by Petter Samuelsen The film about Pahr-Iversen was also shown at the Russian Art Academy, Tsereteli Art Gallery, Moscow, December 2017 - January 2018