How to store the cello, when you’re going for holidays?

Be sure you loosen the bow and put the cello into the case. The case should not be exposed to direct sunlight or a heat source. It should be lying down on its side and not standing (this will prevent damage if the instrument falls for some reason)....

Buying cello online – Should I buy a cello online?

Buying a cello online without having the chance to try to play it, touch it and look at it is like buying a car without the chance seeing it irl, finding out the condition of it and without trying to take a ride. It simply costs too much to...

Will my mute harm my cello and its sound?

Q: I heard that cello’s body imprints the vibrations from the sounds played on it and this is why good intonation is important for the instrument in the long run. What if Iā€™m harming my cello by muting its frequency spectrum most of the time? A: Playing with mute...

Any tips on silent practising? šŸŽ»

Q: Hello, do you have any tips on how to practise more silently? A: There are some things you can try: cello mutes egg crate foam on the walls electric cello (but it’s an expensive choice) rosinless bow (maybe it sounds terrible yo you, but it’s more affordable to...

I can compose cello music for you ā˜€ļø

Do you need some instrumental cello music for your projects? I can compose a piece for you. I specialize in making emotive short cello pieces. You can listen to some in these playlist: My own cello music and Copyright-free cello music or you can go to my SoundCloud page...

Do small chips and scratches affect sound of the cello?

Q: I accidentally dropped my bow on the cello and it made a small chip on the body (in the size of a grain rice). Will it affect the sound? A: Don’t be afraid. This can happen from time to time and these small chips or scratches does not...

How hard can I pluck a cello string?

Q: I know it probably sounds dumb, but I am new to the cello and I am not sure how hard I can pluck a string. I am a little scared that it will snap off of the bridge or hurt my fingers or something. A: You don’t have...

The first Soundtrack Quiz!

Hello everybody! Have you seen my newest video on YouTube? It is a film music quiz. You can try it to see, how well you know the movie soundtrack themes....