Nathan Whittaker enjoys a unique and diverse career as a concert soloist, chamber musician, recitalist, teacher, and historical cello specialist. He plays regularly with the Seattle, Portland, and Pacific Baroque Orchestras, and is a founding member of the Op. 20 String Quartet. Recent concert appearances have included the Indianapolis Early Music Festival, as well as other concert stops ranging from Seattle to New York to Dubai. He also composed and recorded an original score for the Emmy-nominated documentary “When Seattle Invented the Future”. An active pedagogue, he maintains a dynamic private studio and is on the faculty at the Cornish College of the Arts and the founder and director of the Seattle Chamber Music Coaching Sessions (SCMCS). Along with his busy performance and teaching schedule, Whittaker completed a DMA from the University of Washington in 2012 and holds degrees from Indiana University.