Nathan Jacklin enjoys a versatile career as a performer, teacher, arranger, and conductor. He is currently the associate conductor of the Civic Orchestra of Victoria and enjoys working with a wide variety of orchestras and ensembles on Vancouver Island and throughout British Columbia. From 2013-2017, Nathan was the music director of the Juan de Fuca Community Orchestra.
Nathan is a founding member of the Victoria Cello Quartet, the principal cellist of the Civic Orchestra of Victoria, and performs regularly with a variety of ensembles on Vancouver Island, including the Victoria Symphony. In recent years, he has been fortunate enough to record with many of Victoria’s local artists, including the Cascadian-folk band West My Friend and Juno-nominated artist Chelsea Amber.
A dedicated teacher, Nathan is director of Strings and Orchestra at Oak Bay Secondary School and is in demand as a strings clinician. He recently completed a Master of Arts in educational philosophy at the University of Victoria and is now involved in research promoting stronger connections between professional musicians and school students.