Gertjan Essenstam started his professional career in 1987 as an arranger, composer and performing artist. Since than, there have been several major achievements. For example: winner of the Grote Prijs van Nederland (Dutch Grand Prix) with Hole in One together with DJ's Ferry Corsten and Marcel Hol. But also some epic music productions for a variety of events like the backing tracks for Rotterdam’s Wereldhavendagen (World Port Days), the composition of the Millennium Song and the opening tune of the Kingdom Games (Koninkrijksspelen). Apart from that he produced countless audio tracks for theatre-acts, artists and a number of albums.
Gertjan is also well known in the musical instrument industry. Amongst others, he worked on several Nord keyboards as a patch programmer and user-interface specialist.