At the age of 14, Bell appeared as a soloist with the Philadelphia Orchestra conducted by Riccardo Muti.
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(Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for CMT) less NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 08: Host J. Watt and Dinah-Jane Hansen of Fifth Harmony attends the 2016 CMT Music awards at the Bridgestone Arena on June 8, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee.
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A bright student, Bell took to the instrument but lived an otherwise normal midwest Indiana life playing video games and excelling at sports, namely tennis and bowling, even placing in a national tennis tournament at the age of ten.
His second teacher was Mimi Zweig, and then he switched to the violinist and pedagogue Josef Gingold after Bell's parents assured Gingold that they were not interested in pushing their son in the study of the violin but simply wanted him to have the best teacher for his abilities.
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Bell was born in Bloomington, Indiana, United States. His father is of Scottish descent, and his mother is Jewish (his maternal grandfather was born in Israel and his maternal grandmother was from Minsk).