Cellists for hire in the UK

Hire a cellist in the UK 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 122 of the most fantastic musicians nearby right here.

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CellistManchester

Sophie is a young and enthusiastic cellist based in Cardiff, London and Manchester .

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CellistLondon

Cellist, pianist, composer and improviser, featured on BBC Radio 3 and studying Master of Music in Cello at the Royal Academy of Music.

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CellistLondon

Meg Ella Brookes: Singer, Cellist, Composer, Arranger - BMus Hons (Performance) from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance.

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CellistSalisbury

Bryony is a freelance cellist, performing regularly in London and the South West of England.

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CellistLondon

Urška is a young talented musician, based in London. Her greatest aspiration is performing and sharing music.

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CellistOxford

A professional session cellist experienced in live performance and recording covering a range of genres from pop to Arabic and beyond.

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CellistLondon

Sophie is a London based cellist available for solo, chamber, orchestral and session work.

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CellistMorpeth

Studied Cello and Double Bass at Chetham's school of music, plays cello in Aurora Strings, cello and guitar in Gladstone and composes

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CellistLondon

Composer, songwriter, arranger and cellist Francesca Ter-Berg is known for her innovative and diverse performances and collaborations

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CellistLondon

Bulgarian London-based solo cellist, chamber musician, teacher, orchestra section leader and cellist, with passion for new music.

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CellistLondon

Proffesional cellist with large solo, chamber and orchestra experience.

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CellistManchester

James is a graduate of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and the Royal Northern College of Music, currently a freelance 'cellist.

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CellistBarnet

Pal is an established musician mainly involved in chamber music and solo

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CellistManchester

British cellist Ruth Hallows is a classical performer, function artist and teacher. Book her for your event today!

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CellistStourport-on-Severn

I am a freelance cellist based in the Midlands. I have a wealth of experience in solo, chamber and orchestral performance and session work.

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CellistNewton Abbot

It's that gorgeous sound - on cello, tarhu, Cretan lyra or voice. From Baroque/ Western Classical to the music of the Eastern Mediterranean.

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CellistLondon

London based cellist and graduate of the Royal Academy of Music.

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CellistLondon

Hannah is a multifaceted professional cellist who performs in classical, musical theatre, folk and baroque genres, working in London.

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Popular genres:
Pop, Classical, Jazz
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7 hours
Busiest times:
October, November, December

How much does it cost to hire a cellist?

The typical price for a cellist is:
£Budget£180
££Pro£290
£££High-end£400+

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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 a 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!

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