Cellists for hire in Edinburgh

Hire a cellist in Edinburgh for your special event. The cello is the perfect instrument to have performed at your wedding, party or event. With the instrument's beautiful tone, our cellists provide stunning performances of genres from classical through to pop. Get inspired and browse 3 of the most fantastic musicians nearby right here.

CellistsinEdinburghforany price, sort bybest match
Check availability
Verified new listing
Check availability
Verified new listing
Trusted by
Just takes a few clicks and it’s always reliable. We used Encore every month for the past 2 years and it has been amazing.
The orchestra were a huge hit on Friday, so thanks again for your help last minute on this! Throughly impressive.
The band were great and really professional throughout the booking process and on the day.

Hiring a cellist

Useful information

Popular genres:
Classical, Jazz, Pop
Average response time:
1 hour
Busiest times:
June, July, August

How much does it cost to hire a cellist?

The typical price for a cellist is:

Try our instant price calculator

Answer 1 quick question to get an instant quote estimate
1How long would you need musicians for?
1 hour
2 hours
3 hours
Bear in mind: musicians typically play for 45 mins with a 15 min break per hour.

Frequently asked questions

What kind of music can a cellist play?

Just about anything! Cellists will usually be most comfortable playing classical music, but that doesn't mean they won't be able to put together a fresh renditions of your favourite pop, folk, or jazz tune. Best to check first before asking them to play Sub-Saharan reggae though.

Will I need to provide the cellist with any equipment?

Other than a seat, probably not. If your venue is small, they will likely play unamplified. All they'll need to make the music happen is their violin, a bow, and an receptive audience (oh, and probably a music stand). If your venue is larger, they should be able to provide amplification.

Will my cellist be able to play Ave Maria, Après un rêve, & Sicilienne during the signing of the register?

Well, Sheku Kanneh-Mason did it for Prince Harry and Meghan's wedding - so why not!

Not quite sure of what you want?
We’re here to help!
Harry, our bookings specialist, is on hand to guide and assist you
Tell us about your event.
Relevant musicians are instantly alerted.
Available performers respond with tailored quotes.
Finding the perfect musician has never been easier.