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605, 2017

10 Great Gifts for Cellists

Need a gift for a favorite cello player? Finding the right cello gifts for them can be tough, but don't fear! Below are the hottest gifts for cello players that your favorite cellist will absolutely love. Feel free to list your favorite cello gifts in the comments! 1. New StringsThe rising cost of cello strings over the last decade has made many cellists unwilling or unable to replace their strings on a regular basis.Cellists are supposed to change their cello strings at least once a year, so they'll be very grateful for this gift and they might even

505, 2017

DZ Strad Cello Model 101 Review

If you want a great intermediate cello with a deeper tone, you need the D Z Strad Cello Model 101 which is renowned by many music teachers. Besides high-quality workmanship, this D Z Strad cello stands out for many great reasons. These instruments have a gorgeous external design and high-quality sound. They are not only durable but affordable for your budget as well. The D Z Strad Model 101 is rated the best when it comes to mid-tier cellos and many customers rave about this instrument. For the beginner to the intermediate cellist, this model is highly recommended.

205, 2017

Top 7 Amazing Reasons Why You Should Play Cello

Playing cello is one of those hobbies and professions that is difficult to master, but when mastered, looks really cool and gives you rock star status. Because cello is a difficult instrument to master, many beginners give up playing fairly quickly, but if you stick with it there are lots of benefits that are often overlooked. Today we are going to talk about why playing cello is awesome and why you should play it. Previously, we wrote about whether the cello is the right instrument for you, but today we're going to talk about why it is definitely the right instrument for

2904, 2017

Can I Fly with a Cello?

The short answer is yes, but there are certain airlines that treat cellos better than others. Below we'll provide an overview of which airlines are cello-friendly. Imagine the following scenario: Well, I was forced to a situation where I really had to - it was either get off the plane or give the baggage handler my cello. And so I did something that I've never done in my whole life, which was to give my Guarnerius to a baggage handler. I talked to him a little bit. He promised me he would make it secure and that was that. We

2804, 2017

Is Cello the Right Instrument for Me?

Are you struggling with what string instrument to choose? If you're like many beginners, choosing the right instrument is a challenge.  Years ago I was lucky when I chose my first instrument, the viola, because our teacher played the Star Wars theme on it in a fourth-grade assembly. But I'm probably the exception. Many students start out on one instrument and switch to another instrument shortly thereafter and there's nothing wrong with that! Like in Harry Potter where the "wand chooses the wizard," the instrument chooses the player. When you're first starting out, your instrument selection may seem innocuous, but

904, 2017

How to Sell a Cello

With the end of the school year coming soon, you may be wondering how to sell your cello. Whether you are trying to sell your cello at a store, online, or trading it in, you want to make sure you get the best price and deal with an honest buyer. Selling your cello can be a difficult process if you don't know where you can list your cello for sale or find buyers. While there isn't a lot of information on the Internet about how to sell your cello, we hope this guide will help you determine how and where to