Peder Barratt-Due`s musical interests started at the age of 5 when he got his first violin lesson at the Barratt Due Institute of Music in Oslo, Norway. A few highlights of his performance career includes; solo violinist for H.W Henze´s Pollicino at the National Opera and Ballet of Norway(2009), 1st prize as well as Musician of the Year at the Norwegian National Competition for Young Musicians (2012) and the Scholarship Assignment Award for his leadership in the conducting orchestra at Berklee College of Music (2016).
Peder graduated from Berklee College of Music with a dual Bachelors degree in Electronic Production & Design and Filmscoring (Fall 2016). As a media composer he has worked with both Henrik Skram (Ballet Boys, Snofall, Tordenskjold & Koll) and Heitor Pereira (Despicable Me, Minions, Angry Birds). His concert work has been performed at MA/IN, Echofluxx, Fra Skapelse til Ragnarok, NSEME, Segnali, Fagerborg Festspillene, Ultima Contemporary Music Festival, Edinburgh International Festival and broadcasted by BBC3 and Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation.
”Peder has a natural ability to make music flow while conveying a message. This is a composer with substance” – Espen Selvik, Dagbladet.
B.M., Film Scoring and Electronic Production & Design, Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA 02215
Collage Composers Colloquiem with John Harbison and Paul Brust
Egidio Carella Composition Competition - Honorary Mention
Berklee College of Music - Scholarship Assignment Award
1st Prize and Musician of the Year - Norwegian National Competition for Young Musicians