Johan started playing music at the age of seven and has been composing music since the age of ten.
He has played in over 14 bands, from pop bands to metal bands with concerts and touring nationally and internationally. He plays drums, guitar, bass, piano, synth and keyboard and have been doing so for more than 25 years. He has several album and single releases from his former career as a touring musician.
He has worked freelance as a front of house sound-technician for seven years, scene-technician for ten years.
He has a long career as a professional arranger and song instructor for theater and plays.
He has also composed, recorded and produced songs in many different genres through out the years.
Johan is educated in jazz-harmony, music-theory, music-history, sound-technique and sound-design.
Living near the immense forest of the central-east Norway, he draws inspiration from that environment daily to fully express himself in all of his music.
His niche is music for TV and film.
With clients ranging from The European Space Agency, NASA and American film students and film academies, Johan is already experienced and working his way up as a composer.
Websites and social media:
http://www.johanmonell.com, https://twitter.com/johanmonell or https://www.facebook.com/johanback.composer