Kevin Bandel first started playing with Orchestra Santa Monica in 2015 and became its music librarian in 2018.  He is a freelance cellist, a private cello teacher, and a job coach for Jazz Hands For Autism.  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 of Music in Toronto.