CSA Biographies

Greg Essig, percussion

Greg Essig (apprentice 1) is a percussion performance major at NIU, where he studies with Professors Greg Beyer, Rodrigo Villanueva, and Robert Chappell.  He enjoys performing many styles of music, including classical, jazz, contemporary, Afro-Cuban, and Caribbean, and has performed in many ensembles, including the NIU Wind Ensemble, NIU Philharmonic,the NIU Steel Band, and the NIU Latin Jazz Ensemble.  He has also played in a hip hop/funk band.  He has taught lessons in Batavia and has been an instructor at the Birch Creek percussion camp.