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Professional Cellos


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Professional Cellos

Cellos

$25,000 to 50,000

  • Carrie Scoggins is a 1983 graduate of the Violin Making School of America and has been a teacher at the school since 1984. She is also a highly regarded maker and a member of AFVBM. This cello is one of the finest examples of her work. It has a beautiful focused tone with lots of projection and a very easy response which makes it a pleasure to play. The varnish is a golden brown.
    Front view of Cello: Carrie S. Scoggins, Salt Lake City, Utah 2008 Back view of Cello: Carrie S. Scoggins, Salt Lake City, Utah 2008 View of scroll for Cello: Carrie S. Scoggins, Salt Lake City, Utah 2008
  • 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
  • Giorgio Grisales graduated from the International School of Violin Making in Cremona in 1988 and has won many awards for his work from the international violinmaking competitions. This cello produces an incredibly warm, deep, rich tone. Its beautiful one-piece back and dark-varnished flames complement its lovely sound. With a quick, easy response, this cello is well suited to a professional player.
    Front view of Cello: Giorgio Grisales, Cremona 2014 Back view of Cello: Giorgio Grisales, Cremona 2014 View of scroll for Cello: Giorgio Grisales, Cremona 2014
  • Jason Viseltear is dedicated to making today's finest modern and baroque violins, violas and cellos. He has also worked closely with other leading makers and researchers at the Oberlin Workshops where his focus has been on the methods of classical masters in addition to modern innovations. His work has received numerous awards. At the 2014 VSA competition, his viola received a gold medal, and his quartet received a Certificate of Merit for workmanship. This 2014 cello is a shining example of the rich, powerful tone one can expect from Viseltear's work.
    Front view of Cello: J.A. Viseltear, New York, 2014 Back view of Cello: J.A. Viseltear, New York, 2014 View of scroll for Cello: J.A. Viseltear, New York, 2014
  • 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
  • Scott has won 10 awards between 1982 and 2006 for his violins, violas, and cellos from the prestigious VSA's International Violinmaking Competition. In 2004 his viola won a highly coveted Gold Medal from this competition. His instruments are played by professionals across the United States. This stunning cello has a gorgeous one piece back with a unique narrow feathery flame. The varnish is a rich chestnut and is very attractive. The cello has a deep bass and tones in the high register of clear sapphire blue.
    Front view of Cello: William Robert Scott, Minneapolis 2010 Back view of Cello: William Robert Scott, Minneapolis 2010 View of scroll for Cello: William Robert Scott, Minneapolis 2010