Per Olav Kobberstad is a Norwegian guitarist and composer, and one of the few in
the world playing 8-string acoustic guitar. After starting to learn popular music and
rock at the age of 10, Per eventually got more interested in genres like jazz, latin,
and world music, and is today performing and recording internationally.
He studied music at several Norwegian schools and faculties, such as Trøndertun
FHS, Nordic Institute For Stage And Studio, and the University of Agder, where he
graduated in 2013. Per also traveled to Brasil to study with some of the greatest
guitarists in Brasil and Argentina, and in 2014, Per released his first album as a
solo artist, "Os Rios, As Ligações"