Gerald Situmorang was born in Jakarta on May 31, 1989. He began
playing guitar at the age of 13. Initially, he studied under Armstrong
Pitoi of the New Breeze for 3 years, Nikita Dompas for one year where
he improved his skills and grew his passion in jazz, and later he took
private lessons at Institut Musik Daya with Dion Janapria for one
semester. He has also participated at "Serambi Jazz Workshop" with
Florian Ross, Henning Sieverts, Wolfgang Haffner, and Kai Brückner.
He also took a Masterclass with Indra Lesmana.