Nicholas Greer-Young


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2023 Festival Fellows

James Madison University
Home town: Royal Oak, MI

Nicholas Greer-Young is a bassist and teacher living in Harrisonburg, Virginia. They are currently a doctoral student at James Madison University studying double bass performance with Sam Suggs and teaching courses in bass pedagogy. They have performed extensively with orchestras in Michigan and Ohio and can be heard playing with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra on the soundtrack of Gradually, Then Suddenly: The Bankruptcy of Detroit. As a teacher, Nick has coached the bass sections of the Detroit Symphony Youth Orchestra and Columbus Symphony Chamber Strings Youth Orchestra. Their students have been awarded superior ratings at OMEA Solo and Ensemble adjudicated events as well as the International Society of Bassists George Vance & George Wellington Young Bassist Scholarship. They completed their Bachelor of Music in Double Bass Performance at Bowling Green State University, studying with Robert Rohwer, and their Master of Arts in String Pedagogy at The Ohio State University.