Charlotte Jacke hails from Bonn, Germany. In 2006, she graduated with High Distinction in Cello Performance from the Universität der Künste Berlin, where she then also worked as Assistant and Seminar Lecturer.
In 2004, Charlotte participated orchestral workshops with conductors Sir Simon Rattle and Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
As a member of the Berlin based jazz orchestra Andromeda Mega Express Orchestra Charlotte has toured extensively throughout Germany, Switzerland and Korea as well as featuring on their 2009 release “Take Off”. She also was a core member of the Wüthrich- Quartett in Berlin, which worked closely together with young/ contemporary composers and the director Daniel Ott (Professor for composition, Berlin).
Since moving to Melbourne in May 2009, Charlotte has worked as a cellist and instrumental teacher. She performs regularly as a freelance cellist in solo, chamber ensemble and orchestral capacities such as Orchestra Victoria, Arcko Symphonic Project, and Southern Cross.