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Two international cello soloists, Katie Tertell 🇺🇸 and Ailbhe McDonagh 🇮🇪, join forces to create Cello Power.
String duo
Dublin
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Cello Power is a dynamic powerhouse duo perfect for your event! Ireland & the UK’s premiere cello duo. Award-winning cellists Ailbhe McDonagh and Katie Tertell have wowed audiences across the globe. The dynamic duo and have been performing together for nearly a decade. Versatile, fun, virtuosic and professional, the pair exudes celebration in an engaging performance style.

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Trish L
2 months ago, for a Concert in McLean
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5 out of 5

Cello Power is dynamic, engaging and an incredible duo- I have never heard the cello sound like this! They are so professional, and wowed our entire audience. Would highly recommend. Thanks Katie and Ailbhe!

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Conor M
6 months ago, for a Concert in Dublin
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5 out of 5

Ailbhe and Katie's work together over the past 8 years has been truly inspiring. Hearing Cello Power live recently was an absolute privilege – their music is captivating and unforgettable. Don't miss them if you get the chance!

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Cello Power's Song list

Beatles Covers
Irish Traditional Tunes
Lady Be Good
Fly Me to the Moon • Bart Howard
La Vie en Rose
Moonglow
The Beatles
» All You Need Is Love
» Here Comes the Sun
» Hey Jude
» Here, There, Everywhere
» I Want to Hold Your Hand
» I Will
» Something
Beach Boys • God Only Knows
Beyonce • Halo
Carmichael • Georgia on my Mind
Coldplay
» The Scientist
» Sky Full of Stars
» Viva La Vida
» Yellow
Cohen, Leonard • Hallelujah
Counting Crows • Accidentally in Love
Death Cab for Cutie • I Will Follow You Into the Dark
Denver, John
» Annie’s Song
» Take Me Home Country Roads
Eilish, Billie • Bad Guy
Holly, Buddy • Everyday
Isaak, Chris • Wicked Game
John, Elton • Your Song
Jules, Gary • Mad World
Lady Gaga • Shallow
Legend, John • All of Me
Lumineer’s • Ho Hey
Mars, Bruno • Uptown Funk
Maroon 5 • Girls Like You from “Bridgerton”
Bach, Johann Sebastian
» Air on the G String
» Arioso
» Ave Maria
» Cello Suite No. 1 in G Major
» Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
» March in D Major from Anna Magdalena Bach notebook
» Sheep May Safely Graze
Beethoven, Ludwig van
» Minuet in G
» Ode to Joy
Boccherini, Luigi • Minuet
Brahms, Johannes
 » Hungarian Dance #5
» St. Anthony Chorale
Clarke, Jeremiah • Trumpet Voluntary
Dvorak, Antonin • Humoresque
Franck, Cesar • Panis Angelicus
Grieg, Edvard • Gavotte from “Holberg Suite”
Gossec, Francois Joseph • Gavotte
Handel, George Frideric
 » Royal Fireworks Music
» Water Music
Haydn, Franz Joseph
» St. Anthony Chorale
Holst, Gustav • Theme from Jupiter
Loeillet, Jean Baptiste • Allegro
Malotte, Albert Hay • The Lord’s Prayer
Mendelssohn, Felix • Wedding March
Mouret • Rondeau
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
» Ave Verum
Pachelbel • Canon in D
Purcell, Henry • Trumpet Tune
Schubert, Franz
» Ave Maria
» The Trout
Schumann, Robert
Simple Gifts
Vivaldi, Antonio
» Largo from “Winter”
Von Paradis, Maria • Sicilienne
Wagner • Bridal Chorus
A Million Dreams from The Greatest Showman• Benj Pasek & Justin Paul
City of Stars from La La Land • Justin Hurwitz
Colors of the Wind from Pocahontas • Alan Menken
Concerning Hobbits from Lord of the Rings • Howard Shore
Game of Thrones Theme • Ramin Djawadi
I’ll Be There for You Theme from Friends • Rembrandts
The Ludlow’s from Legends of the Fall • James Horner
Moon River • Henry Mancini
Edelweiss • Richard Rogers
Somewhere Over the Rainbow • Yip Harburg
Tale as Old as Time from Beauty and the Beast • Alan Menken
This is Halloween from Nightmare Before Christmas • Danny Elfman
A Whole New World from Aladdin • Alan Menken

Cello Power'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£2250
Up to 2 hours£3000
Up to 3 hours£3750
Customer questions

Do you have different line-up options?

Yes- we can also perform with a violinist or other instrumentalist for an additional fee.

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

“We always try our best to be flexible to help ensure your event runs as smoothly as possible. If timings change slightly in the run up to the event just let us know.”

How much time do you need to set up?

Example answer: “We usually set up about 1 to 1.5 hours before the performance time.

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

“Our set lists are crafted from countless performances and learning what works best to ensure guests dance and have an amazing time. However, we're definitely happy to chat through and make sure we find what works for your event."

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Yes! We bring our own instruments to play acoustically or electric cellos and PA as well as music and music stands. We require two chairs without arms for performance, but can bring chairs if the venue does not have chairs without arms.

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

If a song isn't included in our song list there may still be a chance we already know it. If there is a special song you'd like us to learn we are happy to do this for you. There is a fee of £100 for this service to take into arrangement fee, rehearsal times etc.
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Genres:
Classical crossover, Christmas, Traditional church music, Classical, Baroque, Contemporary classical, Fanfare, Film / TV music, Musical theatre, Opera, 1920s era music, 1930s era music, 1940s era music, 1950s era music, 1960s era music, 1970s era music, 1980s era music, 1990s era music, Folk, Folk rock, Irish rock, Traditional Irish folk, Jazz, Blues, Jazz fusion, Ragtime, Swing, Easy listening, Experimental, Light music, Originals, Pop, Acoustic, Americana, Covers, Motown, Top 40, Vintage, World music, Tango
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Event types:
Corporate event, Wedding, Virtual event, Hotel / Restaurant event, Concert, Recording session, Private event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Cruise, Christmas party, New Year's Eve, Birthday party
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