Magnus Murel NORWAY
Magnus Murel (b. 1985) was educated at The Norwegian State academy of Music with Bjørn Kruse, Henrik Hellstenius and Olav Anton Thommessen as his supervisors, and is currently writing music for theatre, dance, film and television. He has a classical background, and has played a number of instruments including piano and violoncello.
He studied for several years both composition and piano with Wolfgang Plagge as his teacher. In 2005-2007 he studied at MGK in Denmark with Martin Lohse and Martin Åkerwall as his supervisors, and he also took private lessons with Karsten Fundal and attended studiorecordings with the Danish film composer Søren Hyldgaard.
Magnus Murel has taken classes in recording techniques, music studio and mixing, and has attended several filmmusic seminars. In autumn 2006 he attended a film scoring course at Berkleemusic with Michael Rendish as his supervisor.
In January 2009 he began a cooperation with Joachim Knoph, and in November 2009 they formed the company Norwegian Sounds.