I was born in Fredrikstad, Norway, in 1953, allways lived in my hometown, and I have managed to get 3 wonderful children (1 boy and 2 girls) and 3 grandchildren.
1974 - 1978 I Was a factory worker at Jackon AS, Fredrikstad. In 1978 I was a student at University of Oslo, Norway. I was studying there for 5 years and was reading Math, Music and History. I graduated in 1982.
Today I am retired, but I was a teacher in upper secondary school (St.Olav vgs, Sarpsborg) until 2015, where I was lectuering in math, history and social science, educated at the University of Oslo.
I was playing soccer football for ØIL, Fredrikstad from 1972-1986.
Besides a lot of singing in Norway, I've had some gigs in South Africa (Korluren), Sweden, Germany and England (Foghorn) and in Denmark (Glomma Swingers & Harpen). Member of:
- Fredrikstad sangkor (Harpen) 1982-1994
- Glomma Swingers 1984 -
- Fredrikstad FolkemusikkForum - FFF 1991 -
- Citadell Musica 1994 - 2004 (I was one of the founding members in 1994)
- Korluren 1996 - 2020
- Foghorn 1998 -
- Cubase Pro 11 DAW (user since 1996, before VST technology appeared)
- WaveLab Pro 10 Audio editor and mastering
- Dorico 3.5 - Score writing and printing
- Melodyne Studio 5 - Audio editing on note basis
- MDrummer 14 - VSTi Drumplayer
- IK-amplitube 4 - Guitar amp-rack and guitar sequenser
- SpectraLayer Pro 7
- Noteperformer 3
- Casio Privia PXZ320 - Digital Piano, Midi and USB connections
- MidiPLUS - Midi keyboard controller
- UR44 Steinberg USB-audio/Midi interface
- Genelec 8020 - audio monitors, active
- H4n-Zoom - field recorder