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Professional Cellos


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Professional Cellos

Cellos

$25,000 to 50,000

  • This fine cello by Carrie Scoggins presents itself boldly with an open, projecting sound. It is well-balanced, with a consistent volume through all registers. Completed with a luminous finish, this cello makes a statement as an excellent solo instrument for the professional cellist.
    Front view of Cello: Carrie S. Scoggins, Salt Lake City, Utah 2009 Back view of Cello: Carrie S. Scoggins, Salt Lake City, Utah 2009 View of scroll for Cello: Carrie S. Scoggins, Salt Lake City, Utah 2009
  • Daniele Scolari, a graduate of the International School of violin making in Cremona in 1979, is a highly regarded master maker who has won numerous awards and is respected world wide for his exacting craftsmanship, perfectly chosen materials and for the captivating sound of his instruments. Red-gold varnish and highly flamed, this instrument is indicative of the Cremonese makers. This fine cello has a sweet upper register with an ease of response and is perfect for the up and coming soloist and young professional.
    Front view of Cello: Daniele Scolari, Cremona 2007 Back view of Cello: Daniele Scolari, Cremona 2007 View of scroll for Cello: Daniele Scolari, Cremona 2007
  • Made in 1989 by Laurence Furse of Salt Lake City, this powerful cello combines a bold lower range with a clear, lyrical upper register. The response is quick and agile, allowing for a wide range of tone colors. With a lovely dark finish and distinctive grain, this instrument would be perfect for an aspiring professional cellist.
    Front view of Cello: Lawrence S. Furse, S.L.C. 1989 Back view of Cello: Lawrence S. Furse, S.L.C. 1989 View of scroll for Cello: Lawrence S. Furse, S.L.C. 1989
  • Winner of the Violin Society of America's Certificate of Merit for Workmanship in November of 2000, renowned maker Marco Maria Gastaldi is known for his fine craftsmanship. This cello, made in 2002, has a clear, full, bright tone that is even throughout all registers. This gorgeous tone allows the player to achieve rich pianissimos and bottomless fortes with ease, creating lush dynamic contrasts. Its impressive sound quality matches its outstanding exterior, displaying a light orange-brown varnish and beautiful flames on the back, ribs, upper and lower bouts, and scroll. With its quick response adjusting immediately to the nuances of the bow, this cello is ideal for the professional player, encouraging endless exploration of articulation and dynamics.
    Front view of Cello: Marco Maria Gastadli, Cremona 2002 Back view of Cello: Marco Maria Gastadli, Cremona 2002 View of scroll for Cello: Marco Maria Gastadli, Cremona 2002
  • This exquisite cello was built in Chicago in 2013 by Petio Kostov, a graduate of the Chicago School of Violin Making and member of the prestigious American Federation of Violin and Bow Makers who is considered a master craftsman. This instrument harbors a wonderfully powerful upper register and a lower register which can be pushed to seemingly endless limits. The advanced cellist will find its response to be quick and effortless, allowing the sound to roll out of the instrument with ease. Its mature, honey golden-brown varnish exhibits gorgeous flaming on the ribs and back, perfectly matching the fine quality of its sound.
    Front view of Cello: Petio Kostov, Chicago 2013 Back view of Cello: Petio Kostov, Chicago 2013 View of scroll for Cello: Petio Kostov, Chicago 2013
  • Raymond Melanson has won multiple medals and awards at the Violin Society of America's International Violinmaking Competition as well as at other prestigious competitions nationwide. A master maker for over 30 years, Melanson crafted this cello in 2015. It has a buoyant, robust upper register which carries evenly into a full lower register with depth and roundness. The instrument provides a quick, crisp response, allowing each note to have a true core and tone of its own. Ideal for the advanced cellist, this cello displays gorgeous flames on the ribs and back and a beautifully antiqued orange-brown varnish.
    Front view of Cello: Raymond Joseph Melanson, Rochester, MA 2015 Back view of Cello: Raymond Joseph Melanson, Rochester, MA 2015 View of scroll for Cello: Raymond Joseph Melanson, Rochester, MA 2015