Cellist

Emma Butterworth

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Cellist
Bristol
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Emma is an experienced classically trained cellist, singer and composer.

Emma is an experienced, classically trained cellist and composer. She has played with a number of different bands and artists from art-pop to classic rock to folk. She is also a singer and has her own group, Pocketwatch, in which she sings, plays the cello and writes material for. She is an experienced instrumental arranger and transcriber and has arranged and written music for quartets, orchestras and many other ensembles. 2010 - present: Pocketwatch: Lead singer, cellist and songwriter in Steampunk folk band 2010 - present: Jess Goyder: Cellist and backing vocalist with singer-songwriter. 2012 - present: Cellist in Florian Chamber Orchestra, London. 2009 - present: Erato Orchestra: Principal cellist; London 2008 - present: Salomon Orchestra: alternating rank and file/Sub Principal cellist; London 2015 (Nov) Recorded as part of a string quartet for Molotov Jukebox's new album 2015 (Jun): Recorded cello for several tracks on Joseph Coward's new album 2015 (Feb): Principal cellist for Woolmer Philharmonic Orchestra (Gala Concert, Grays Civic Hall) 2015 (Jan): Featured vocalist on Anthony Barker's dance track, 'Vision is a Lonely Word' 2014 (Oct): Cellist for Will Stapleton's 'Solo Songs' EP 2012 - 2014: The Irrepressibles: First dep cellist with orchestral art-pop band. 2011 (4th Sep): Cellist for 'The Big Sing': Southbank Centre's celebration of the Festival of Britain. 2011: Marcella and the Forget-Me-Nots (Marcella Puppini): First dep cellist and backing singer 2011: Mad Staring Eyes. Cellist/violist/backing singer - recording and gigs for country/rock band 2009: Orchestra of St Paul's. Cellist. 2009: The Clockwork Quartet. Lead singer and viola player in Steampunk band

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
Musicianship
Genres:
Christmas, Traditional church music, Classical, Classical crossover, Contemporary classical, Film / TV music, Musical theatre, Opera, Electronic, Ambient, Breakbeat, Deep house, Drum 'n' Bass, Dubstep, EDM, Electro-Swing, Electronica, Garage, House, IDM, Industrial, Jungle, Techno, Triphop, 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, Traditional English folk, Cabaret, Jazz fusion, Gypsy jazz, Avant garde, Easy listening, Experimental, Light music, Originals, Pop, Acoustic, Ambient pop, Funk, Vintage, Indie
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Instruments:
Cello, Conductor, Singer
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Event types:
Recording session, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Theatre / Show, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Arranger, Composer, Orchestrator, Songwriter, Transcription, Actor, Fluent improviser, Fluent sight-reader, Instrumental teaching
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Song list

Classical solo cello repertoire:
Bach
Mozart
Haydn
Boccherini
Dvorak
Beethoven
Popular repertoire:
Mumford and Sons
Sia
Toto
Simon & Garfunkel
Folk melodies
Film music
Jazz standards