Rannie

Singer/Songwriter/Pop/Rock

Bio

Rannie, who’s full name is Rannveig Amundsen, is a Norwegian Singer/Songwriter, Artist, Composer and Session Musician currently working in Los Angeles. At the age of 23 she applied and got accepted to the Vocal Artist Development Program at Los Angeles College of Music. There, she studied under the guidance of incredible artists such as 5 time grammy nominee Tierney Sutton, award winning producer and vocal artist Roger Treece, Michael Jackson’s Dorian Holley and many more.Upon finishing her associates degree in vocal performance with honors, she was awarded a scholarship from the school to continue her education in Composing for Visual Media. Under the guidance of esteemed composers such as Marty Davich, Mark Cross, Brett Perry and more, she expanded her horizons from vocal performance and songwriting, to scoring instrumental music to picture. She immediately fell in love with scoring, and started dividing her time between playing and singing live with her bands and live music projects, and writing music to picture. She established relationships with budding directors from New York Film Academy, and has since scored several short films and NYFA projects. The directors she works with have expressed great appreciation for her ability to combine instrumental scoring with her songwriting and ability to write theme songs, end credit songs etc., thereby combining their need for both score and source music.Rannie’s love for working behind the scenes in music doesn’t stop at scoring, she is also very passionate about her studio work. She started an internship at ES Audio Recording Studios in early 2014, where she soon started doing studio vocals for several producers. From there she got brought on the songwriting team for artists that came through the studios, and quicly applied her scoring training to working with production. After co-producing her first EP with Dire Docks’ partner Jesse Rhodes, then head producer and engineer of ES Audio, they joined forces as producers for other artists. Since then she has produced for several Singer/Songwriter and Indie artists, and is actively doing a variety of studio sessions along side her other projects.Rannie graduated from LA College of music in 2014, and currently can be found producing, writing and doing studio vocal sessions at The Abstract Recording Studios and The Garage Studios, and also does freelance sessions. She performs live with her solo material, and her indie duo “Dire Docks”. She can also be seen performing with her jazz group “The Blue Room Quartet”, as well as doing freelance Jazz and Top 40 gigs. She is actively scoring and composing, and offers private lessons in vocals, piano, songwriting and scoring to picture.