Gunnar Karel Másson was born in Reykjavík May 17th 1984.
He started studying music at an early age and has played a diverse range of instruments.
Gunnar started his compositional studies in the fall of 2007 at the Icelandic Academy of Arts where he finished a B.A. in composition in 2010. He did his M.Mus. in Copenhagen (2012) where he is currently working on a advanced post graduate diploma (Solist), which he is expecting to finish in 2014.
Besides his composition studies he is also pursuing a degree in philosophy, as much of his music is based around conceptual observations of our surroundings.