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Best Colleges for Cello Performance 2019

2018-11-12T06:21:10+00:00 Categories: General Cello|Tags: , , , |

College application season is ramping up quickly and we here at Cello Central want to make sure that you know which colleges are the best for cello performance. Choosing the right cello college is an important step that can shape your career forever, so we've compiled a list of the top 10 best colleges for cello performance to you should apply to.   Applying to Music School Before we get to the list, we wanted to first provide an overview of what you should expect when applying to music school for cello performance. There are

Best Cello Brands for Beginners 2019

2018-11-12T06:04:13+00:00 Categories: Product Reviews, Reviews|Tags: , |

Beginner cello players need an instrument that is both ready-to-play out-of-the-box and is cost-effective since they may not continue playing for long. Our comprehensive list of the best beginner cello brands below has been evaluated by our staff to ensure that they are both beginner- and budget-friendly. Each of the cello outfits below comes with a minimum of a student beginner cello, a bow, a case, and strings. As with all cellos, components can be upgraded, but these basic outfits will be enough to get the beginner up and playing within minutes. We'll only talk

Best Cello Brands Review 2019

2018-11-12T06:03:53+00:00 Categories: Reviews|Tags: , , |

A cello can be an expensive investment which makes buying the right cello paramount. You need a cello brand that is known for high-quality workmanship that not only shows through in the external beauty of the instrument, but also the sound. Our list is based on quality and affordability and is intended to help you select a high-value cello brand that fits within your budget. Every cello brand on this list may not suit your individual personality. You need to find a cello that sounds right to you and that you know you will play for a long time.

Best Cello Strings & Combinations 2019

2018-11-12T06:21:19+00:00 Categories: Product Reviews, Reviews|Tags: , , |

Choosing the best cello strings can be a challenge when there are so many options on the market. In fact, cellists tend to spend more time finding the right strings than violinists and violists combined since cello strings have a greater impact on sound than they do for other instruments. We have reviewed and ranked the best cello strings available below to make your search for the best cello strings that much easier. We have updated our rankings of the best cello strings from last year since some of the strings have changed. In particular, our #1 cello

10 Great Gifts for Cellists 2018

2018-10-12T14:55:35+00:00 Categories: General Cello|Tags: , , |

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 Strings The 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

10 Great Christmas Gifts for Cellists 2018

2018-10-12T14:49:26+00:00 Categories: General Cello|Tags: , , |

It's that time of year again. Time to decorate the Christmas tree, put up the stockings, and buy all the Christmas presents. If you have a cellist in the family, finding the right cello gifts for them can be tough, but don't fear! Below are the hottest 2017 Christmas gifts for cello players that your favorite cellist will absolutely love. 1. An Electric Cello Every cellist who has every dreamed of being in a rock band or orchestra will love this. Electric cellos combine the beautiful sounds of cellos with the cool factor of

8 Best Cello Hard Cases 2019

2018-11-12T06:03:14+00:00 Categories: Reviews|Tags: , , , , |

Cellos are very delicate instruments that can get scratched or broken very easily due to their size. Despite how careful you may be with your cello, it's likely to get injured or broken if you don't protect it well. A soft cello case may protect the cello from some scratches, but protection from anything more severe requires a hard cello case. Below we have evaluated the 8 best cello hard cases so that you can protect your cello with the highest quality hard case. When picking your hard cello case, keep in mind the main way you will

Best Tuner Apps for Cello

2018-01-22T22:45:17+00:00 Categories: General Cello|Tags: , , , |

When practicing at home, aside from the basics – an instrument and some sheet music – a musician will really be able to augment their practice with 3 tools – a tuner, a metronome, and a recorder. If only one of these could be picked, however, it would most likely be the tuner. No matter the skill level or aspirations of the musician, at one point or another most will be playing with others in a band or orchestra, or singing with others in a choir. Using a tuner will help the musician perform better with

Best Cello Dampits and Humidifiers

2018-01-28T22:06:35+00:00 Categories: Product Reviews, Reviews|Tags: , , |

Time and again, musicians have to travel from one place to another. Whether asked to perform or a member of a touring band, musicians -- cellists in particular -- need to carry with them their musical instruments wherever they go. If you are a traveling cellist, you should be aware that the humidity of the environment where you are in may affect your cello. For instance, cracks may form on your cellos when are regularly exposed to dry environments or a winter weather. These breaks not only reduce the tone of your cello, but it

Best Electric Cello Brands & Models 2019

2018-11-12T06:03:31+00:00 Categories: Reviews|Tags: , , |

Buying an electric cello is a great life decision. Electric cellos are stylish, "cool," and downright fun to play. Since electric cellos are harder to find at local music shops and usually must be purchased online, we have consolidated a list below of the best electric cellos. Shopping for an electric cello is a very different experience than shopping for a regular cello. Whereas sound quality plays a huge role in buying a regular cello, it is not as important of a factor for electric cellos because all of the sound travels through electric wires and is