FACULTY

Robert Everson, MMus

Adunct Faculty - Percussion


College of Arts and Sciences

Everson is the percussion instructor at Concordia University Chicago. As a soloist, he has performed with the Chicago Sinfonietta, the Chicago String Ensemble, the Illinois Philharmonic, the Lyric Opera of Chicago and the Grant Park Symphony. As a timpanist, he has worked with several Chicagoland orchestras including the Chicago Sinfonietta, the Elgin Symphony Orchestra, the Ravinia Festival Orchestra, Ars Viva, the Lake Forest Symphony, the Chicago Philharmonic, the Chicagoland Pops Orchestra and the Joffrey Ballet Orchestra.

Everson is also an extra player with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, who has performed under Bernard Haitink and Pierre Boulez, with Boulez wining the 2001 Grammy award for best orchestral performance. Among the pop artists he plays with include Celine Dion, Dennis DeYoung, Harry Belafonte, Tony Bennett, Diana Ross, the Moody Blues, Andreas Bocelli, Aretha Franklin and Art Garfunkel. Everson has been a life-long resident of the Chicago area.

 

Degrees

  • MMus, percussion performance, DePaul University; Chicago.
  • BM, percussion performance, DePaul University; Chicago.