Gregory Beyer

Gregory Beyer has given solo performances and masterclasses throughout the world. A "prodigiously talented percussionist" (Chicago Classical Review) Beyer is a contemporary music specialist with significant experience in orchestral, jazz and world music who combines the multiple disciplines of 21st Century percussion into a singular artistic voice. Beyer co-founded the flute and percussion duo, DUE EAST. He is also a member of the award winning Chicago based contemporary chamber music ensemble,  Ensemble Dal Niente. Of primary importance to him is his project, ARCOMUSICAL — an endeavor that involves ethno-musicological research about, and the composition and commission of new works for, the berimbau - an Afro-Brazilian musical bow instrument. Beyer is a member of the Chicago-based new music ensemble, Ensemble Dal Niente. An Associate Professor of Percussion at Northern Illinois University, Greg Beyer directs the Percussion Ensemble (performed at PASIC in 2009), New Music Ensemble, and Latin Jazz Ensemble.