Markki Stroem

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Markki Stroem
Birth name Marcello Angelo Stroem
Born (1987-03-21) March 21, 1987 (age 31)
Philippines
Genres Alternative Jazz
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter, TV personality, actor, producer, director, arranger
Instruments Vocals, Piano, Saxophone
Years active 2011–present
Labels Star Records (2011)
Cornerstone Music (2012-present)
Star Magic (2011–present)

'Markki Stroem' (Marcello Angelo Stroem) is a Filipino Norwegian[1] finalist in ABS-CBN’s Pilipinas Got Talent Season 1.

A music fan by nature, he enjoys listening to a wide variety of artists such as John Legend, Adele, Robin Thicke, Lauryn Hill, India Arie and Up Dharma Down.

He finished his studies with merit and honors in the Glion Institute of Higher Education in Switzerland with Bachelor of Arts degree in Hospitality and Marketing Management[2]

Tagged as today’s Sexy Jazz Artist

Career[edit]

Markki played the lead character Henry in Next To Normal, by Atlantis Production last March 2011 at the Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium, RCBC Plaza, Makati City, directed by Bobby Garcia.

He also became part of ASAP (variety show) Boys R Boys (BRB) and won as Most Promising Male Group in the Guillermo Mendoza Box Office Awards.

He was nominated as Best Actor (Cinema 1 Originals Awards), Best Breakthrough Performance by an Actor (Golden Screen Awards), Best Breakthrough Actor (Gawad Tangi) and New Movie Actor of the Year (PMPC Star Awards for Movies) for Cinema One Originals 2012 Slumber Party. 10,000 hours his 2013 Metro Manila Film Festival entry garnered 14 awards at the "MMFF" movie awards. Including best movie for the 39th annual Metro Manila Film Festival.

Singer, songwriter, arranger, music video director/producer. Produced and directed the following music videos: Rachelle Ann Go’s “Whispered Fear”, Christian Bautista and Neocolours’ “Sasabihin” and Noel Cabangon’s “Tuwing Umuulan at Kapiling Ka’ Director and Co-producer of his own singles “Steal Your Soul” and “Thousands of Pieces” which both gained outstanding response on the MYX charts.

He is out with his very first solo album "Thousands of Pieces" under Cornerstone Music, which topped the Astroplus top-selling album charts for September 2012.

Theater[edit]

Year Title Role Production
2011 Next to Normal[3] "Henry" Atlantis Production
2012 Camp Rock the Musical[4] "Shane Gray" Repertory Philippines
2013 Carrie: The Musical "Tommy Ross" Atlantis Production
2015 Kung Paano Ako Naging Leading Lady "Leading Man" Dalanghita Productions

Film[edit]

Year Film Role Production
2012 Slumber Party "Elmer Buenaventura" Cinema One Originals
2013 Amor Y Muerte "Diego" 9th Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival
2013 Raketeros "Paolo" Heaven's Best Entertainment
2013 10,000 Hours "Mark Alcaraz" Fearless Entertainment
2016 Ang Hapis at Himagsik ni Hermano Puli Lt.Col Juet T-Rex Entertainment Productions

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Network
2011–present ASAP Himself ABS-CBN
2011 Luv Crazy Whammy TV5
2012 Wako Wako Kyle ABS-CBN
2013 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Seven Days Clarence ABS-CBN
2014 Mars Ravelo's Dyesebel Ablon ABS-CBN
2014 Maalaala Mo Kaya ABS-CBN
2015 Kapamilya Deal or No Deal Briefcase Number 17 ABS-CBN
2016 Doble Kara Frank ABS-CBN

Discography[edit]

  • Pilipinas You Got It, Star Records 2011
  • Thousands of Pieces,[5] Cornerstone Music 2012

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Norwegian home in Antipolo - INQUIRER.net, Philippine News for Filipinos". Showbizandstyle.inquirer.net. 2010-08-26. Archived from the original on 2014-05-16. Retrieved 2014-08-10. 
  2. ^ Balbuena, Vanessa (2013-03-03). "No push-over why singer-actor Markki Stroem would rather do it his way | Cebu Entertainment, The Freeman Sections, The Freeman". philstar.com. Retrieved 2014-08-10. 
  3. ^ "Body Talk with Markki Stroem | Entertainment, News, The Philippine Star". philstar.com. 2011-03-04. Retrieved 2014-08-10. 
  4. ^ [1]
  5. ^ Kathleen Benavidez. "Markki Stroem launches his debut album Thousands of Pieces | PEP.ph: The Number One Site for Philippine Showbiz". PEP.ph. Retrieved 2014-08-10.