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Atma Guitar & Cello Duo

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About Atma Guitar & Cello Duo

Your favourite songs, played acoustically by the unique and beautiful combination of cello and guitar, setting a relaxed mood at any wedding
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Atma duo bring popular music of your choice to your wedding, played in a beautiful, folky style on the cello and guitar. We can play for any part of the wedding, whether it be a special song to walk down the aisle to, or for whilst signing the register, or a selection of contemporary & classic songs to accompany the canapés, reception, or through dinner. Their music covers many eras and genres, from pop to rock and folk! We can also play background music as the guests are arriving, creating a relaxed and romantic atmosphere, which is particularly suited to a rustic barn wedding, but would equally suit a more elegant setting. We have a wide ranging repertoire of well known and loved songs. Particular pieces can be learned and arranged on request for your wedding, even if you don't see them on our set list, which is just a small sample. The duo are suitable for small and large spaces, indoor and outdoor, and have amplification when required. Atma Guitar & Cello Duo is made up of acclaimed acoustic guitarist David Ian Roberts, and classically-trained cellist, Kirsten Miller. A highly regarded folk guitarist, David Roberts has had his music played on Radio 2 and Radio 6 music. He has performed live concerts across the UK, and provided music for many weddings. His deft accompaniment to Kirsten's lead playing brings a warmth and lively rhythm to their full sounding arrangements. Kirsten was trained at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, and is an in demand session cellist & performer, She has great skill at playing the melodies of both popular and classical music, much of which she can improvise by ear. The "atma" in our name means soul or spirit.

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Atma Guitar & Cello Duo's Reviews

From Encore customers:

Becky J
11 months ago
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5 out of 5

Atma Guitar & Cello duo played at our wedding last month & were absolutely amazing! Every detail was catered for leading up to the wedding & communication was excellent. You made it so easy for us, thank you! Kirsten & David play so beautifully, would highly recommend booking! If we ever need musicians again we will be back ! :)

Reply from Atma Guitar & Cello Duo
11 months ago

Thanks so much Becky for your lovely review. We're so glad you were pleased with the whole experience. We would love to play for you again for whatever the next occasion is!

Hannah U
2 years ago
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5 out of 5

Amazing! Everyone loved your performance and it really was the cherry on the cake to a fantastic day- thank you.

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Tom L
8 months ago, for a Wedding in The Mount Without
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5 out of 5

Thank you both for creating such a memorable and special musical setting for our wedding. You were exactly what we had in our imaginations and more. The sound filled the room so warmly and it was amazing to hear tunes that meant so much to us as a couple and we had lots of comments from guests about enjoying your arrangements of an eclectic range of songs and pieces.

Jess P
11 months ago, for a Wedding in St Tewdrics House
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5 out of 5

We just wanted to say how much we loved the music at the wedding and how much we appreciate you playing for us! So many of our guests said how much they enjoyed the music, and they were really impressed. Thank you also for joining us outside, it was a lovely surprise for me to come out and see you both outside at the ceremony

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Atma Guitar & Cello Duo's Song list

A Thousand Years - Christina Perri
All of Me - John Legend
All You Need Is Love - The Beatles
Amie - Damien Rice
Angel - Sarah Mclachlan
Annie’s Song - John Denver
Beneath You're Beautiful - Labrinth and Emeli Sandé
Better Together - Jack Johnson
Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
Can’t Take My Eyes off You – Frankie Valli
Cannonball - Damien Rice
Celestial - Ed Sheeran
Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol
Don't know why – Norah Jones
Don't Wanna Miss a Thing - Aerosmith
Eternal Flame - The Bangles/Atomic Kitten
Everglow - Coldplay
Everlong - The Foo Fighters
Everybody Wants to Rule the World - Tears For Fears
Everything I Do - Bryan Adams
Everywhere - Fleetwood Mac
Falling Slowly - Glen Hansard
God Only Knows – The Beach Boys
Grow Old With Me - Tom Odell
Hallelujah - Jeff Buckley
Heaven – Bryan Adams
Here Comes the Sun - The Beatles
Hey Jude - The Beatles
Hey There Delilah - Plain White Ts
How Long Will I Love You - Ellie Goulding
I Can't Help Falling in Love with You - Elvis Presley
I’ll Follow you into the Dark – Death Cab for Cutie
I’m Yours - Jason Mraz
Iris - Goo Goo Dolls
Just The Way You Are - Bruno Mars
Kiss Me - Sixpence None the Richer
Let it Be - The Beatles
Love is all Around – Wet Wet Wet
Love Story - Taylor Swift
Make Me Feel Your Love - Adele
More Than Words - Extreme
My Girl - The Temptations
Norwegian Wood - The Beatles
One Day Like This - Elbow
Only Exception - Paramore
Perfect - Ed Sheeran
Rule the World - Take That
Runaway - The Corrs
She’s Electric - Oasis
Smile Like You mean It - The Killers
Something - The Beatles
Songbird – Eva Cassidy
Stand By Me - Ben E. King
Stay With Me - Sam Smith
Summer of 69 – Bryan Adams
Take Me Home Country Roads - John Denver
Teenage Dirtbag - Wheatus
The Way You Look Tonight – Fred Astaire
Time of Your Life (Good Riddance) – Green Day
True Colours - Phil Collins
Turn Me On – Norah Jones
Unchained Melody – Righteous Brothers
Uptown Girl - Billy Joel
Waterloo Sunset - The Kinks
With A Little Help From My Friends – The Beatles
You and Me Song - The Wannadies
You'll Be in My Heart - Phil Collins
Your Song - Elton John
You're Still the One - Shania Twain
You've Got a Friend in Me - Randy Newman

Atma Guitar & Cello Duo's Prices

Last updated: 2024

Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£475
Up to 2 hours£700
Up to 3 hours£875
Customer questions

Do you have different line-up options?

We are a guitar and cello duo, but we can also both be booked as soloists

What if my timings change after I've booked you?

Don't worry if the timings change slightly once you have booked us, or if things don't quite run to schedule on the day. However, please let us know in advance the length of time you would like us to play for, as this is a significant part of what makes up the quote.

How much time do you need to set up?

We need about 30 minutes to set up and do a quick sound check.

Can I pick the pieces you play from the set list?

Yes absolutely!

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Yes. We just need two chairs and a plug socket if we're using amplification

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

Yes. Request away!
Covers, Acoustic, Classical, Film / TV music, Folk, Pop, Indie, Rock, 1970s era music, 1980s era music, 1990s era music, Easy listening
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Event types:
Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Recording session, Birthday party, Christmas party
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