Originally from Elk River, Minnesota, Greta Tesdahl is a freshman at the University of Iowa. She began playing bass when she was 11 years old at Anoka Middle School for the Arts and continued playing through high school. Greta also played with the Minnesota Youth Symphonies and Young Musicians of Minnesota, both of which were based in the Twin Cities. She is currently pursuing a degree in Double Bass Performance with a minor in German. Prior to studying with Professor Orhon, Greta studied with Mark Kausch, a teacher at various colleges and schools in the Minneapolis area.