Biography / Info
Pablo Samonta was born the 13th of July 1982 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Pablo studied music theory and classical guitar with maestro Ricardo Liezer since he was 11 years old, as a teenager Pablo was a member of the worship team at his local church, “Iglesia Cristiana y Missionera de la Alianza” in Olivos, Buenos Aires. Between 2004 and 2010 He was also guitarist of “Somos” , a hard rock band that released 2 albums during the mentioned period. In 2005 Pablo started his piano studies and also enrolled the “Faculty of Arts and Musical Sciences” at UCA (Universidad Catolica Argentina) University towards a Music Composition degree. In 2008 , he was named “Music Director” at ACMA church in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The following year Pablo started working as a composer for different purposes and media, mostly for the advertising industry, this happened to be his dawn as a music producer. A year later in 2010, he released his first production “Piezas Meridionales”, a solo album project with compositions for classical guitar. Samonta's composing goes in many different varieties of style and organic form, classical, contemporary, modern, production and more; solo instrument works, chamber ensambles, full orchestras and rock bands to name a few. In 2011 after 5 years at UCA University, Pablo obtained his degree in Music Composition. Since out of the music school, Pablo has been continuously composing, recording and producing projects of his own and other music for different purposes. This led him to the creation of his own music production studio “Nautilus Leaf Music” . In 2012, Pablo Samonta moved to California, where he presently lives and works, Pablo's recent accomplishments include the release of his new album "From The Earth's Secret Diary..." (January 2014) and being finalist at the Lake George Composition Competition in New York with his Trio "Eternity Hanging by a Thread" (May 2014). Presently, Pablo is writing production music for a new season of "Lucky Dog" in CBS and simultaneously writing a number of art music pieces that the composer expects to present in the near future.