is educated at Østlandets musikkonservatorium
(1979–1984) and work , besides SALUKI, as a drummer and percussionist and teacher of music.
Berg-Nielsen has worked in theaters and been part of the muisical ensemble in more than 40 productions at Det Norske Teatret (1984–2003). He is also part time sessionplayer, Orchesteral drummer and musician in various contemporarymusic projects,
Gunnar Berg-Nielsen plays and has played in a number of bands inklucive: Maroder, De sørgelige restene av Gartnerlosjen, Octoband, Tramteatret (1985),
Zarathustra, Sugarpops, Lassen.