Born in Winnipeg, Andrea Bell holds a Bachelor of Music and a Bachelor of Education from the University of Manitoba, and a Master of Music in Cello Performance from the University of British Columbia. Andrea is founding member, manager and cellist of the Rembrandt String Quartet, performing for concerts, weddings and events in Winnipeg. A passionate music educator, Ms. Bell is the Director of the String Orchestra Program at Westgate Mennonite Collegiate. She maintains a large and vibrant private cello studio and is the Director of the “Mini-Rosie” program at the Rosamunde Summer Music Academy. Andrea has taught cello, conducted youth and adult amateur orchestras and adjudicated music festivals across Manitoba and Saskatchewan, and in Perth, Australia. Andrea was appointed Conductor of the Winnipeg Mennonite Community Orchestra for the 2018-2019 season. This year, Andrea is celebrating her 21st season as the Conductor of the Winnipeg Youth Concert Orchestra.