Jacky was born in Guangzhou PR China and started playing violin at the age of six. He studied double bass at the Xinghai Conservatorium of Music and graduated in 1987 with Bachelor of Arts. He came to Australia in 1990 and studied at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music for a Post Graduate Diploma of Music (Performance) with a full scholarship. Jacky joined the ASO in 1995.
Jacky is supported by Dr Melanie Turner via our Musical Chairs program.