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About Maria

Maria is a cellist based in Glasgow, graduate of academy of music in Poland, active performer, session musician and a cello teacher.

Maria is a graduate of Felix Nowowiejski music Academy in Bydgoszcz, holding a Master of Arts degree in Cello Performance. She has also studied at Norwegian Academy of Music in Oslo. During the course of her education she has participated in numerous solo, orchestra and chamber music projects and festivals in Poland, UK, Norway and Japan including solo performance at Tokio Metropolitan Theater performing cello concerto in B minor op. 104 by A.Dvořák. She's a laureate of solo and chamber music competitions both national and international level, an active performer, session musician, chamber music player, and a cello teacher.

Performance details
I can perform with backing tracks
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Christmas, Contemporary Christian, Traditional church music, Classical, Baroque, Contemporary classical, Classical crossover, Film / TV music
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Event types:
Private event, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Instrumental teaching
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Song list

I can play anything from the classical music, pop, film music etc. Get in touch to find out more details
Customer questions

Do you have different line-up options?


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

I always try my best to be as flexible as possible. If timings change slightly in the run up to the even just let me know.

How much time do you need to set up?

I usually set up about 30 min before the performance time.

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

I create each set list individually after contacting you. I am always happy to chat and find what works for you and your event.

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

All I need from you is a chair :)

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

Absolutely. Some pieces are more complicated though, and it takes more time to prepare. If you have any special wishes please get in touch and we will figure it out.

What do your clients love most about your performances?


Which venues have you performed at in the past?

I have played in many venues in Poland, Norway, United Kingdom and Japan

What is the most high profile gig you've performed?

My experience includes many gigs and it’s hard to say which was the most high profile . I’ve played many gigs such as weddings, business events, classical and film music concerts, even pop festival.


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

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Short performance (up to 15 min)£70
Up to 1 hour£160
Up to 2 hours£220
Up to 3 hours£300


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Maria B, 5 months ago

Maria was absolutely fantastic - we needed a musician very last minute for our wedding, and despite the time constraints and the fact that the music was new, Maria did an amazing job of providing just the music we had hoped for. The music added such a special and unique touch to our wedding: Maria played it beautifully and it will be a treasure to look back at our video footage in the future and hear this beautiful music again. We can't recommend her highly enough, and we are really grateful for what she contributed towards our day with her skill, kindness and courtesy. We will certainly recommend her to our friends in the future. Thank you, Maria! :)

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Sophie D, 2 years ago

It was a pleasure to have Maria at the Christmas Party. She was excellent and very professional. I would highly recommend her to anyone for such events.

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Monika R, 3 years ago

Maria is an excellent cellist and a great, positive person.she did a great job an created amazing atmosphere at our party. Thank you so much!

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