Gunnar Sama had his debut in 1975 at the Universitetets Aula in Oslo after studies with Liv Glaser at The Academy Barratt Due, and studies for the Diploma at The Norwegian Academy of Music with professor Robert Riefling. Sama has also studied with professor Ryszard Bakst at The Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester and with professor Jiri Hlinka.
He won 2nd price at the «Premio Jaen» piano competition in Spain in 1976. Gunnar Sama has worked as an accompanist at The Norwegian Academy of Music.
In addition to the traditional repertoire, Sama has a special interest in unfamiliar works and composers.
photo: from booklet 2L156