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I pick my Best for Beginners instruments first due to their ease of play. They also must provide a level of quality to encourage practicing and advancement, and not hold a beginner back in anyway. These cellos will provide a good introduction to the instrument and can always be traded in when you are ready for a more advanced instrument. If you are also on a budget, look for cellos marked as both Best for Beginner and For The Budget-Minded and you can't go wrong. Like all of my cellos, they are setup in my shop by selecting strings and other accessories to bring out the best in each cello.

Read my How to Select a Cello for a Beginner Article for more guidance.

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Linda West 'Inspire' Cello - 4/4 and fractional sizes Linda West 'Inspire' Cello - 4/4 and fractional sizes



In Stock:

  • 1/4 size, serial #11054907
  • 1/4 size used (nice cello with a foam hardcase), serial #10254676
  • 3/4 size, serial #11735860
  • 3/4 size, serial #10334378
  • 3/4 size, serial #14637534
Can be ordered - 1/10, 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 3/4, 7/8, 4/4

Completely hand-carved out of tonewoods with laminated ribs. Perfect starter instrument. Price includes a gig bag and your choice of a bow.

Our Price $1,200.00
Linda West 'Inspire' 3/4 Cello - Used Linda West 'Inspire' 3/4 Cello - Used



Completely hand-carved out of tonewoods with laminated ribs. Perfect starter instrument. Complete package, case and bow.

Our Price $1,200.00
Linda West 'Inspire' 3/4 Cello - Used Linda West 'Inspire' 3/4 Cello - Used



Completely hand-carved out of tonewoods with laminated ribs. Perfect starter instrument. Complete package, case and bow.

Our Price $1,200.00
Vivo 'Etude' - 4/4 Cello Vivo 'Etude' - 4/4 Cello



Beijing

Fully solid carved cello with inlayed purfling and ebony fingerboard. Includes a hard case and quality bow.

Our Price $1,350.00
Linda West 'Aspire' Cello - 4/4 and fractional sizes Linda West 'Aspire' Cello - 4/4 and fractional sizes



Can be ordered - 1/10, 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 3/4, 7/8, 4/4

Perfect upgrade starter instrument c ompletely hand-carved out of solid tonewoods. Price includes a gig bag and your choice of a bow.

Our Price $1,500.00
Wu Ling model 100 'Stradivari' 3/4 Cello Wu Ling model 100 'Stradivari' 3/4 Cello

Special Model for Beginners
Complete Outfit

Start your cellist off right with a cello that will encourage practice and promote growth as a young musician. This is a fully carved cello from solid woods with ebony fittings. This is a fine instrument set up properly for playability and tone. Brand new. Comes with bow and padded bag.

Our Price $1,700.00
Cello Andreas Eastman 305 cello Eastman™ Advanced series - Model 305 'Stradivari' 4/4 Cello



Good for all levels. A great cello for the advanced player on a tight budget or a beginner who doesn't want to technically grow out of their first cello too fast.

Our Price $2,400.00
Vivo 'Zetoni' model 300 'Stradivari' 4/4 Cello Vivo 'Zetoni' model 300 'Stradivari' 4/4 Cello

Beijing, 2018

This Vivo cello would be suited for a quickly advancing, enthusiastic cellist who is on a budget, but requires a cello that will not hold them back as they advance into high level repertoire.

Our Price $2,450.00
Wu Ling 4/4 Cello Wu Ling 4/4 Cello

Complete Outfit

Open and lively, good response to dynamic changes. The D string is nice and open in upper positions. Forgiving enough for a beginner yet its performance will suit an advancing student.

Our Price $2,500.00