Paul Virgilio is cellist with Quartet 515. He began studying cello in his hometown of Pleasant Valley, NY. After moving Des Moines in 2009 to study Cello Performance at Drake University, he won a position with the Des Moines Symphony Orchestra in 2010. Since then, he has maintained an active performing career in Des Moines and the surrounding areas. In addition to chamber collaboration and teaching, Paul enjoys exploring Des Moines and trying new recipes.