Percussionist Peter Stolpestad was born in 1970. Mr Stolpestad studied percussion at The Norwegian State Academy of Music in Olso and was frequently hired as sub-timpanist/percussionist in The Oslo Philharmonic, The Norwegian Radio Orchestra and at The Norwegian Opera. After one year at The Academy of Music in Gothenburg Mr Stolpestad was hired as percussionist in The Royal Swedish Navy Band in Karlskrona and has several times engaged as soloist with the band for example in Concerto for vibraphone and orchestra by Ney Rosauro. Peter Stolpestad has played with Swedish orchestras such as The Royal Orhestra, Swedish National Symphony Orchestra and the orchestras in Norrköping, Malmö, Jönköping and Sundsvall.

Peter Stolpestad is also writing CD-reviews.