Isabella Dembinska

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Professional cellist and electric cellist, performing throughout UK and abroad for concerts, weddings and events.
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Isabella Dembinska has developed an international performance and recording career as a cellist and electric cellist. She studied at the Royal Northern College of Music and is currently based in Manchester, UK. As a classical cellist, Isabella plays with a variety of orchestras and contemporary chamber ensembles. She maintains an active performance schedule throughout the UK and abroad, regularly performing as a soloist for concerts, festivals, private weddings, corporate events, and filming/ recording for TV and radio. Isabella has recently enjoyed touring with ELO Again, performing on her Yamaha SVC-110 electric cello.

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Classical, Classical crossover, Contemporary classical, Film / TV music, Jazz, Pop, Covers, Bollywood, Tango, Baroque, Hip Hop, Soul, Top 40, Disco, Acoustic, R&B, Rock, Alternative rock, Classic rock, Rock 'n' Roll, Polish music, Indian music, Asian music, Reggae, Jewish music, Klezmer, French music, German music, Italian music, Spanish music, Early music
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Event types:
Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Live looping, Fluent sight-reader, Fluent improviser, Ableton Live, Perfect pitch, Dancer, Arranger, Composer, Songwriter, Orchestrator, Sound technician
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Song list

ABBA - Dancing Queen
Adele - Make You Feel My Love
Adele - Set Fire to the Rain
Alicia Keys - If I Ain't Got You
Amy Winehouse - Valerie
Avicii - Wake Me Up
Ben E. King - Stand By Me
Beyonce - Halo
Billie Eilish - Ocean Eyes
Bruno Mars - Just the Way You Are
Bruno Mars - Marry You
Calvin Harris - How Deep Is Your Love
Chaka Khan - Ain't Nobody
Christina Perri - A Thousand Years
Cinema Paradiso - Love Theme
Clean Bandit - Symphony
Coldplay - Paradise
Coldplay - The Scientist
Craig Armstrong - Glasgow Love Theme
David Guetta & Sia - Titanium
Des'ree - I'm Kissing You
Ed Sheeran - Perfect
Ed Sheeran - Thinking Out Loud
Elton John - Can You Feel the Love Tonight
Elton John - Your Song
Elvis Presley - Can't Help Falling in Love
Frank Sinatra - Fly Me to the Moon
Freya Ridings - Lost Without You
Goo Goo Dolls - Iris
Israel K. - Over the Rainbow
James Bay - Let It Go
John Legend - All of Me
Leonard Cohen - Hallelujah
Louis Armstrong - What a Wonderful World
Mariah Carey - Emotions
Nat King Cole - Autumn Leaves
Rhianna - Stay
Sam Smith - Stay With Me
Snow Patrol - Chasing Cars
Stevie Wonder - Signed, Sealed, Delivered
The Beatles - All You Need is Love
The Beatles - Eleanor Rigby
One Direction - History
Queen - Somebody to Love
Bach - Air on G string
Bach - Ave Maria
Bach - Cello Suites
Bach - Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring
Bizet - Habanera
Borodin - Nocturne
Chopin - Cello sonata: Largo
Chopin - Nocturne in C# minor
Debussy - Reverie
Delibes - Flower duet
Elgar - Chanson de Matin
Elgar - Salut d'amour
Faure - Apres un reve
Faure - Berceuse
Faure - Sicilienne
Handel - Hallelujah Chorus
Handel - Largo from Opera Xerxes
Handel - The Arrival of Queen Sheba
Hess - Ladies in Lavendar
Massenet - Thais Meditation
Mendelssohn - Wedding March
Pachelbel - Canon in D
Piazzolla - Tanti Anni Prima
Purcell - Allemande
Rachmaninov - Vocalise
Ravel - Piece en forme de Habbenera
Saint Sans - The Swan
Satie - Gymnopedie No. 1
Schubert - Ave Maria
Schumann - Fantasiestucke
Shostakovich - The Gadfly
Tchaikovsky - Andante Cantabile
Tchaikovsky - Waltz of the Flowers
Vivaldi - Largo from Winter
Wagner - Bridal Chorus
Customer questions

What do your clients love most about your performances?

Professionalism High quality live music Wide variety of music styles Last minute flexibility

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Thornton Manor, Wirral Royal Hall, Harrogate Colshaw Hall, Cheshire Swinfen Hall, Lichfield Knowsley Hall, Prescot Dorfold Hall, Cheshire The Principal, Manchester Peckforton Castle, Tarporley The Gherkin, London GGs Yard, Scotland Cantina Murola, Italy Maritina Hotel, Kos, Greece Chateau de la Valouze, France Penha Longa Resort in Lisbon, Portugal

Do you have different line-up options?

Piano & Cello Duo Violin & Cello Duo String Quartet String Trio

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?

15 minutes

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

My set lists are crafted from countless performances and learning what works best, however I'm happy to take requests and make sure we find what works for your event.

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Yes, I bring my own instrument and sound equipment.

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

If a song isn't on my list there may still be a chance I already know it. If there is a special song you'd like me to learn I am happy to do this for you.
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From Encore customers:

Richard M
2 months ago
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5 out of 5

Isabella, thank you so much for playing at our wedding in Norfolk. Everyone thought that you were amazing and for myself & Kate, you certainly made our day very special indeed. Thanks again so much. Best regards, Richard & Kate

Molly S
2 months ago
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5 out of 5

Isabella played beautifully at our wedding. She was easy to get in touch with and had prompt replies about any questions and song suggestions we had. She played as guests arrived and were seated, and during the processional and recessional of the ceremony. Highly recommend!

Vanessa I
3 months ago
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5 out of 5

Isabella played so beautifully at our wedding last week. She was very accommodating with the music we wanted her to play throughout our ceremony and everything she played sounded incredible. Lots of our guests commented on how lovely it was to have a cello play so it was enjoyed by everyone! Thank you so much for adding to our very special day!

Kimberley R
4 months ago
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5 out of 5

Isabella was phenomenal we will definitely hire her again in the future all of our wedding guests where blown away by her thank you so much isabella we would give you a hundred stars if we could. We will recommend you to everyone who is looking for a top class musician. Natalie and Kim Soutar 😍

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Phil V
3 years ago, for a Wedding in Uckfield TN22
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5 out of 5

I just wanted to thank you again for your delightful playing at Harriet & Jack’s wedding last Saturday at Fletching Church. In particular, you accepted our request to play ‘Farewell to Stromness’, not on your normal repertoire, recorded your mother for the piano backing track, and moreover within an hour or so of the service, adapted the piece, again at our request. You played this beautifully for the entrance of the bride; it was very moving. Thank you again from us all.

Shardaye C
3 years ago, for a Wedding in Barnsley
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5 out of 5

We had the pleasure of having Isabella perform at our wedding and she played absolutely beautiful - so many compliments was unreal. Such a lovely sweet girl. I couldn’t recommend her enough if I tried. Stunning. From Jonny and myself THANK YOU xxx

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