buying cello

Top 7 Amazing Reasons Why You Should Play Cello

2017-05-03T14:27:04+00:00 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

Is Cello the Right Instrument for Me?

2017-04-28T05:21:44+00:00 Categories: Buying Cello|Tags: , , , , |

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

Buying a Cello Checklist

2017-10-07T17:55:59+00:00 Categories: Buying Cello|Tags: , |

With the school season right around the corner, it's important to  know what to look for when buying or renting a cello. Besides the cello itself, there are a number of accessories necessary to play the cello properly and comfortably. We cover the various accessories below, which include: the bow, the case, the rock stop, extra strings, rosin, and tuners. Make sure that when you select your new cello, you get the accessories, too! The Cello The cello is the first item on this list that you should shop for. We have an entire guide dedicated to