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A Bit About Me

Hello, I'm John Greska

Nice to meet you!  I am a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a degree in Music Technology. Throughout my study years, I focused on all the major aspects of technology in sound which include: using DAWs, creating with foley, working with microphones, the generals of algorithmic music composition, and much more. My senior project was a study on middleware, their faculties, their integration methods, and examples of how to use them, along with interviews from the sound designers of several well-known games.

Upon graduation, I worked at several media-based companies learning how audio is used in the modern world and applying those skills to projects. They included trailer house Cutters Studios, non-profit media organization Chicago Filmmakers, and film production studio Dreamscape Cinema.

In my free time, I work on several independent projects to bolster my knowledge of audio creation and application. I create music, both vocal and instrumental, which I release to the public. My most listened to projects have reached over 10,000 streams on Spotify. I also have begun to be more active in the game audio industry. Building upon my middleware senior project, I have started to make my own game audio projects for display as a portfolio that exemplifies my capabilities in game audio. My end goal is to have projects in Unity, Unreal, CryEngine, and VR to display in my portfolio.