Cellists for hire in Reading

Hire a cellist in Reading 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 147 of the most fantastic musicians nearby right here.

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Hire Laura Rose
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£495 - £650
CellistKings Langley

Bowfiddle Strings is a duo (violin & cello), trio (violin, viola & cello) and String Quartet. We offer a wide range of music.

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Hire Bryony Rawstron
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£160 - £300
CellistReading

Versatile and committed Cellist, working in and around London and the South of England.

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Hire Matt Constantine
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CellistAddlestone

An innovative, internationally performing cellist who has played at events of all sizes and for artists across many genres.

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Hire Cellozone - Judith Fleet
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£195 - £375
CellistFleet

Judith is an exceptionally versatile professional cellist who plays for top London orchestras, studio sessions, weddings & private functions

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Hire Lou Lyne
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CellistOxford

Professional cellist experienced in performance, writing and recording in a range of genres from classical, to Arabic, to americana and pop

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Hire Pablo Tejedor Gutiérrez
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£160 - £400
CellistIsleworth

Passionate musician and cellist with international career will enhace your event with beautiful music

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Hire Ivan Rodriguez Deb
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£155 - £245
CellistWatford

Ivan is a versatile young cellist who studies at Guildhall Young Artists. He's performed at The Barbican & Cadogan Hall.

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Hire Lindsey James - soprano & cellist
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£250 - £400
CellistWatford

Classically trained soprano & cellist, performing opera, choral music, musical theatre & light jazz, plus music for solo cello or quartet.

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Hire Susanna Meszaros
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From£180
CellistHampton

Susanna is a London based freelance Cellist. She has experience to perform on events and corporates as a soloist or part of a Chamber group

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Hire Melody Kuan-Yin Lin
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£180 - £320
CellistTwickenham

Cellist Melody Lin is dedicated to the the insightful, sensitive and enthusiastic performance of both solo and chamber music.

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Hire Lucy Roberts
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From£180
CellistTeddington

Lucy is a diverse, committed musician, looking for work in London and the surrounding areas. She covers all genres.

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Hire Lydia Alonso
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£380 - £700
CellistLondon

London-based cellist and arranger. Lidia Alonso provides both classical cello music for concerts and her unique high-energy Electric show!

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Hire Samuel Warner
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£180 - £340
CellistBath

Highly sought after across the UK as a versatile musician, Sam provides a personalised, reliable service for every event.

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Hire SoloCello EmilyMitchell
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£275 - £375
CellistBrighton

Emily is a cellist based in the south of the UK, performing classical, jazz and pop with backing tracks and PA for weddings and events.

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Hire CelloUna
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£281.25 - £350
CellistStockport

#1cello for Weddings, Funerals and Events in the North West! Quality cello music with backing tracks - from Bach to Beatles and beyond.

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Hire Anna GARDE
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£200 - £400
CellistLondon

Undergraduate second year student at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama studying cello with Rebecca Gilliver.

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Hire Cellist Eliza
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£395 - £575
CellistMerseyside

Award-winning Cheshire-based cellist providing classical & pop music for weddings & events. Beautiful and bespoke music guaranteed.

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Hire Isabella Dembinska
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£200 - £360
CellistCheshire, UK

Professional cellist and electric cellist, performing throughout UK and abroad for concerts, weddings and events.

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Hiring a Cellist in Reading

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

How much does it cost to hire a Cellist in Reading?

The typical price for a Cellist is:
£Budget£250
££Pro£325
£££High-end£400+

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Frequently asked questions

How do you pronounce cellist?

In British English, the word "cellist" is pronounced as "CHEL-ist." The emphasis is on the first syllable, and the "c" is pronounced as "ch," making it sound like "CHEL-ist.”

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 rendition of your favourite pop, folk, or jazz tune. Always discuss any requests with the cellist beforehand to give them enough time to practice.

Will I need to provide the cellist with any equipment?

Other than a seat without arms, probably not. If your venue is small, they will likely play unamplified. All they'll need to make the music happen is their cello, a bow, and a receptive audience (oh, and probably a music stand). If your venue is larger, they should be able to provide amplification.

Can a cellist play the violin?

Whether or not a cellist can play the violin depends on their skills and experience. While there are some similarities between the two instruments, there are also some significant differences. Similarities - Both instruments are bowed stringed instruments, which means that they are played by rubbing a bow across strings to produce sound. - Both instruments have four strings. - Both instruments are used in a variety of musical genres, including classical, jazz, and folk. Differences - The violin is significantly smaller than the cello. This means that cellists will need to adapt their technique to play the violin, such as using a shorter bow and adjusting their fingering positions. - The cello has a warmer, richer sound than the violin. This is due to the larger size of the cello and the way that its sound resonates within the cello's body. - The violin is more agile and expressive than the cello. This is due to the smaller size of the violin and the fact that it is held closer to the body, which allows cellists to use more arm and hand movements. While it is possible for cellists to learn to play the violin, it will require some adjustment and practice. If you are interested, we have multi-instrumentalists on our books, including cellists who play the violin. Get in touch with one of our experts today to find the right one for your event.

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