Photo by Magritt Lundestad - Sweater by Marit Granholt
Composer and performer. Member of NKF - the Norwegian Society of Composers, Creo, Tono and Gramo.
Isak Anderssen (1973) is a Norwegian composer who makes music for the stage alongside music for the concert hall and album releases. He also makes concert productions and workshops for children and youth, often in collaboration with Jon Halvor Bjørnseth from Drivhuset - stiftelsen for musikalsk verkstedsarbeid. He is also a composer and performer with the theatre company ITS, together with actress/director Tiril Pharo and choreographer Sigrid Edvardsson.
!sak Anderssen's music has been performed widely at concerts and festivals in Norway.
Abroad his music has been performed in France, Belgium, Portugal, Denmark, Poland, Belarus, Slovenia, Cuba and Palestine.
Anderssen has also toured on a regular basis with his own productions for Den Kulturelle Skolesekken (DKS).
In December 2019 Anderssen became the principal of the School of Music and Performing Arts in Rakkestad.
1992-1997: The State Academy of Music, Oslo. Studies in music pedagogy, cello and composition.