Kevin Bandel first started playing with Orchestra Santa Monica in 2015 and became its music librarian in 2018. He is also a freelance cellist, private cello teacher, and is currently writing an ebook on what makes a performance musical. Kevin Bandel earned his Bachelor of Music Degree from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and Artist Diplomas from the San Francisco Academy Orchestra and the Glenn Gould School of the Royal Conservatory in Toronto.
Additionally, he is an Instructional Assistant in the Manhattan Beach School District and is a competitive Super Smash Brothers Melee player. He has competed in many tournaments and currently teaches private lessons for the game. Kevin’s personal website is www.kevinbandel.com.