Montana native Dorian Jackman works as an active freelance double bassist all throughout the United States. He holds section positions with the Evansville Philharmonic and Owensboro Symphony Orchestras and performs regularly with the Indianapolis, Charlotte, Richmond (VA), Quad Cities, and Charleston Symphony Orchestras. He has also performed chamber music in a variety of venues with faculty members at Ball State University, the Innsbrook Institute, the Kennedy Center, the IU New Music Ensemble, and the Lake George Music Festival. As a music educator, Jackman recently served as the double bass professor at Ball State University and DePauw University. Jackman holds D.M. and M.M. degrees in double bass performance from Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music and a B.M. from Illinois State University. He has studied with Kurt Muroki, Lawrence Hurst, and Dr. William Koehler, as well as Bruce Bransby, Jeff Turner, Peter Lloyd, Craig Brown, and Owen Lee. A career highlight was performing on tour with the Indianapolis Symphony at the SHIFT Festival at the Kennedy Center in 2018.