General Cello

12 Famous Cellists Throughout History

2018-01-25T19:21:11+00:00 June 6th, 2017|Categories: Cellists|Tags: , , |

If you have ever wondered who the most famous cello players in history are, we have compiled a list of the top twelve famous cellists below. They are the most prominent cellists, dead or alive, both from abroad and within America. The people on this list may be from different countries, modern, or classical, but they all have in common the fact that they are famous cello players of great talent, the best professional cello players in the world. 1. Mstislav Rostropovich Mstislav Rostropovich, a Russian, is considered as the greatest cellists and conductor. Not only

Top 7 Amazing Reasons Why You Should Play Cello

2017-05-03T14:27:04+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|Categories: General Cello|Tags: , , |

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

Can I Fly with a Cello?

2017-12-13T02:08:54+00:00 April 29th, 2017|Categories: General Cello|Tags: , , |

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

How to Sell a Cello

2017-04-28T02:29:57+00:00 April 9th, 2017|Categories: General Cello|Tags: , , |

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

10 Great Online Resources for Cellists

2017-04-28T02:30:11+00:00 February 10th, 2017|Categories: General Cello|

Cellists today are extremely lucky that most of the resources they could ever need can be found online. From sheet music to ordering a new bridge, the Internet has everything both the budding and professional cellist needs. It is hard to imagine that only a few decades ago, musicians could only interact with those in their community to learn about the best teachers, practices, and products. Sometimes this information was in trade journals or classical music magazines, but it was still difficult to find. Now all of that information is a click away. Thankfully, people have