Frode Fjellheim is a musician and composer of Southern Sámi heritage. He was educated at the Trøndelag Conservatory of Music (now NTNU) and resides in Trondheim. Since the 1990s, he has performed with his band Transjoik and several other musical projects. Several projects involve experimenting with elements from the Sámi yoik tradition in various classical ensembles like choir and orchestra – both as a composer and soloist. He runs his own music publishing company Vuelie (www.vuelie.no). Fjellheim is currently a professor at Nord University and chairman of the study “Med joik som utgangspunkt” (Starting with Yoik). He came to international prominence with the release of the opening song he composed for the Walt Disney film Frozen (2013).