Born in New York City and raised in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Evan Kesel is a 2020 graduate of Berklee College of Music where he was a four-year recipient of a National Performance Tour Scholarship. At Berklee, Evan’s teachers included Mark Walker, Dave DiCenso, and Jackie Santos. Evan began his relationship with Berklee as a high school student through his participation in the 2015 Five Week Summer Performance Program. He credits his early teacher, Jamie Decato, for steering him toward a career in live and recorded music. Evan has played throughout New England and in the Boston area with groups across a broad range of genres including jazz, musical theater, rock, and country.
Evan is currently recording and teaching from his studio in Portsmouth, NH.