Dashiel Nesbitt, originally from Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA, has been working professionally with Swedish orchestras since 2017. He earned degrees in music performance from Indiana and Yale Universities, and gathered professional experience with many orchestras across the USA, Germany and Switzerland before moving to Stockholm. He has performed chamber music in the USA, UK, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Denmark and Sweden and has performed regularly in New York’s Carnegie Hall, the Berliner Philharmonie and Hamburg’s Elbphilharmonie. As a climate activist, Dash has been in the streets since 2019; started a chamber music concert series for climate charities; organised Musicians for Future International, an online community to foster a connection between music and climate activism; chairs a climate caucus within the Democrats Abroad organisation, and in May 2021 will complete leadership training by the Climate Reality Project. Dash looks forward to growing through his participation in the Creative Climate Leadership programme.