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I have created "Linda's Picks" as a way to provide a deeper level of service to you. From beginners to professionals, I have placed my Linda's Picks badge on a number of products in my store. For a full explanation of the criteria I have used for each pick, see my Linda's Picks Explained page.
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Cello - Bernd Dimbath E Class 'Stradivari' Professional Grade Bernd Dimbath E Class 'Stradivari' Professional Grade 4/4 Cello



Bubenreuth Germany; 2015
Professional Instrument

Super powerful projection, especially on the bottom register, and a brilliant, vibrant tone appropriate for solo work. An absolutely inspiring professional-level instrument.

Our Price $24,000.00
Cello - Bernd Dimbath C Class 'Strad' Master Grade Bernd Dimbath C Class 'Stradivari' Master Grade 4/4 Cello (b)

Bubenreuth, Germany; 2013

Nicely focused with both power and responsiveness. Well-balanced overall.

Our Price $19,000.00
Cello - Bernd Dimbath C Class 'Strad' Master Grade Bernd Dimbath C Class 'Stradivari' Master Grade 4/4 Cello (a)

Bubenreuth, Germany, 2014
Master Grade Instrument



Friendly, warm and mellow, this would blend nicely in ensemble work.

Our Price $19,000.00
Bernd Dimbath C Class 'Ruggieri' Master Grade 4/4 Cello Bernd Dimbath C Class 'Ruggieri' Master Grade 4/4 Cello



Model: Francesco Ruggieri anno 1695

Bubenreuth Germany, 2012
Professional Instrument

Sweet, singing upper register. Soaring and clear with few over tones. Huge lower end, good projection. Bold and resonant throughout.

Our Price $19,000.00
Topa Workshop Topa Workshop Bird's Eye Maple 4/4 Cello



1-piece bird's eye maple back
Great projection, super easy to play, nicely resonant.

Our Price $17,900.00
Cello 4/4 size - Jan Szlachtowski Master Level Jan Szlachtowski Master Level 'Grancino' 4/4 Cello

Nowy Targ, Poland; 2018


Both resonant and focused, this one has plenty of power and great projection.

Our Price $16,500.00
Klaus Heffler Klaus Heffler Master 4/4 Cello



Hand-selected by Linda at the 2019 NAMM Convention!

Our Price $15,000.00
Cello Dimbath/Gill Master Soloist model X7 'Ruggieri' Dimbath/Gill Master Soloist model X7 'Ruggeri' 4/4 Cello - Used



Bubenreuth, Germany; 2013
Gently used
Rich and big sound, full of colors to explore.


Our Price $16,000.00
On Sale! $14,000.00
Dimbath/Gill Master Soloist model X7 'Gofriller' 4/4 Cello - Used Dimbath/Gill Master Soloist model X7 'Gofriller' 4/4 Cello - Used

Matteo Gofriller 'Schneider'

2013
Gently Used

Rare X7 Gofriller has outstanding tone that has both power and sensitivity. Refined both visually and tonally. Finished with beautiful rich amber varnish. SWEET!! Very gently broken in for you.

Our Price $16,000.00
On Sale! $14,000.00
Cello Roland Wilfer Strad Emanuel Wilfer Master 'Stradivari' 4/4 Cello



Hand-selected by Linda at the 2019 NAMM Convention!

Our Price $13,000.00
Cello 7/8 size - Szlachtowski Professional Grade Jan Szlachtowski Professional Grade 7/8 Cello



Jan's cellos are in high demand as people are discovering more and more the power, range and solo performance sound these instruments possess. This size is better suited for smaller players (5' 4" and under) or players with smaller hands.

Our Price $16,000.00
On Sale! $13,000.00
Cello Emanual Wilfer Gofriller Emanuel Wilfer Master 'Gofriller' 4/4 Cello (b)

Möhrendorf, Germany, 2018
Soloist Instrument



This cello is responsive and resonant with a beautiful cathedral-like sound. Full bodied, with plenty of sustain. Crafted custom for Linda West Cellos by a German master craftsman.

Our Price $12,000.00
On Sale! $9,800.00
Jonathan Li 'Stradivarius' Master Grade 4/4 Cello Jonathan Li 'Stradivarius' Master Grade 4/4 Cello

Complete outfit - includes Hard Case and Bow!


Our Price $9,777.00
Calin Wultur Model #7 'Montagnana' - 4/4 Cello Calin Wultur Model #7 'Montagnana' - 4/4 Cello




Hand-picked by Linda at 2019 NAMM Convention!

This one is smoking hot! Best overall value and Shop Favorite. You can't go wrong.

Our Price $8,900.00
Eastman model Frederich Wyss 703 cello Frederich Wyss Model 703 'Guarneri del Gesu' 4/4 Cello

Complete outfit - includes Hard Case and Bow!


Easy to play, warm and smokey with a sweet A string. Beautiful red tones in the varnish.

Our Price $7,805.00
Rainer Leonhardt ‘Conservatory’ model 704 4/4 Cello Rainer Leonhardt Conservatory model 704 4/4 Cello

Price includes a hard case.

Our Price $9,977.00
Reduced! $7,800.00
Calin Wultur model #6 'Piatti Stradivari' 4/4 Cello Calin Wultur model #6 'Piatti Stradivari' 4/4 Cello

Complete outfit - includes Hard Case and Bow!

Hand-selected by Linda at the 2019 NAMM Convention!

Our Price $7,100.00
Rainer Leonhardt ‘Conservatory’ model 704 4/4 Cello Rainer Leonhardt Conservatory model 704 4/4 Cello - Used

SPECIAL: 30% OFF!!
The strong core is balanced with a hearty low end, and a clean, smooth D string.

Our Price $9,980.00
Reduced! $6,980.00
Vivo Rogeri 1717 Replica All Euro Woods 4/4 Cello Vivo Rogeri 1717 Replica All Euro Woods 4/4 Cello

Complete outfit - includes Hard Case and Bow!


2018

Great option for a serious music major or aspiring soloist.

Our Price $6,500.00
Vivo model 150E Rogeri 1717 Replica  4/4 Cello Vivo model 150E Rogeri 1717 Replica 4/4 Cello

Complete outfit - includes Hard Case and Bow!



2018

Rich & dark with great projection and volume. Great option for a serious music major or aspiring soloist.

Our Price $6,000.00
Vivo model 150E Guadagnini 1777 Replica 4/4 Cello Vivo model 150E Guadagnini 1777 Replica 4/4 Cello

Complete outfit - includes case and bow!



Slightly smaller than a full size for a more comfortable fit for smaller players.

Our Price $6,000.00
Calin Wultur Model #5 'Piatti Strad' 4/4 Cello Calin Wultur Model #5 'Piatti Strad' 4/4 Cello

2018

Hand-selected by Linda at the 2019 NAMM Convention!


Slightly smaller pattern makes this a joy to play and it has a HUGE sound for a Strad!

Our Price $5,980.00
Cello - Mezzo Forte Carbon Fiber mezzo-forte Hybrid Electric/Acoustic Carbon Fiber 4/4 Cello


Hand-made in Germany
ELECTRIC!!

The first fully carbon cello available on the worldwide market at an affordable price. Great instrument for those who have to deal with the weather often. Unaffected by extreme climate changes, and impervious to water, unlike traditional wood instruments. 5 year guarantee! 2 week wait.

Our Price $5,350.00
Cello - Mezzo Forte Carbon Fiber Orchestra line mezzo-forte Orchestra Line Acoustic Carbon Fiber 4/4 Cello



Hand-made in Germany!

The first fully carbon cello available on the worldwide market at an affordable price. Unaffected by extreme climate changes, and impervious to water, unlike traditional wood instruments. 5 year guarantee!

Our Price $5,250.00
Pietro Lombardi model 502 4/4 Cello LindaWest.com Pietro Lombardi 'Stradivari' model 502 4/4 Cello



Copy of Stradivari

Beijing, 2015

Both full of soloist potential as well as forgiving to less than perfect technique, this cello will make an exceptional companion for anyone; from the student cellist wanting a cello that won't stifle musical growth to the young, advanced cellist who needs a showy cello for recitals and concerto competitions.

Our Price $5,100.00
Pietro Lombardi model 502 4/4 Cello LindaWest.com Pietro Lombardi 'Strad' 4/4 Cello - Used



Bejing, 2012
Limited Edition European Spruce top plate!
This nicely played-in Lombardi has a velvety smooth voice with good full tonal color. Resonant and balanced across the strings in both texture and volume for seamless string crossings.

Our Price $5,090.00
Andreas Eastman cello Andreas Eastman VC605 'Montagnana' "Cosmic Sunburst" - 4/4 Cello

Complete outfit - includes Hard Case and Bow!


Hand-selected by Linda at the 2019 NAMM Convention!

Master Series cello with hand-tuned plates, hand applied multi-layer varnish.

Our Price $5,000.00
Cello - Mezzo Forte Carbon Fiber mezzo-forte Design Line Acoustic Carbon Fiber 4/4 Cello

Hand-made in Germany!


The first fully carbon cello available on the worldwide market at an affordable price. Unaffected by extreme climate changes, and impervious to water, unlike traditional wood instruments. 5 year guarantee!

Our Price $5,000.00
Johannes Seibert model 500 Johannes Seibert model 500 'Master' - 4/4 Cello

Complete outfit - includes Hard Case and Bow!


Hand-selected by Linda at the 2019 NAMM Convention!

Our Price $4,980.00
Cello C.L.Wynn model 520 Strad C.L. Wynn 520 'Montagnana' - 4/4 Cello

Complete outfit - includes Hard Case and Bow!

Hand-selected by Linda at the 2019 NAMM Convention!





Our Price $4,950.00
Pietro Lombardi model 502 3/4 Cello Pietro Lombardi 'Stradivari' 3/4 Cello - Used

Complete outfit - includes Hard Case and Bow!



Model: 502

Beijing, 2016

A beautifully flamed maple back and a highly select spruce top. Each instrument is meticulously calibrated for optimum sound production.

Our Price $4,370.00
4/4 Jean-Lupot Cello Model 501 2015 Jean-Pierre Lupot 4/4 Cello

Complete outfit - includes Hard Case and Bow!



Would be a excellent choice for an advancing student whose technique is ready to explore their full potential.

Our Price $4,237.00
Cello - Scott Cao STC 750E copy of G. B. Guadagnini 1777 Scott Cao - copy of Gore-Booth 1710, 4/4 Cello

Complete outfit - comes with Hard Case and nice bow!

2018
European Tonewoods

Our Price $4,200.00
Eastman Advanced series - Model 405 'Montagnana' 4/4 Cello Eastman Advanced series - Model 405 'Montagnana' 4/4 Cello

Complete outfit - includes Hard Case and Bow

Copy of Montagnana

Hand-selected by Linda at the 2019 NAMM Convention!

Large patterned Monty. Easy to play good for beginner all the way up to advanced. Great economically priced instrument.

Our Price $3,870.00
Vivo Zetoni model 150E 4/4 Cello Vivo Zetoni model 150E 4/4 Cello

Responsive cello from the top of Vivo's line-up sports European maple tonewoods, giving it a crisp, clear sound, with a big, spunky C string.

Our Price $3,800.00
Pietro Lombardi model 502 7/8Cello LindaWest.com Pietro Lombardi 'Stradivari' 7/8 Cello - Used




Model: 502

Beijing, 2016

Our Price $3,400.00
Cello Vivo Zetoni model 200 Strad Vivo 'Zetoni' model 200 'Stradivari' 4/4 Cello

Complete outfit - includes Hard Case and Bow!



Our Price $3,400.00
Cello Vivo Zetoni model 200 Strad Vivo 'Zetoni' model 200 'Stradivari' 4/4 Cello (a)

Complete outfit - includes Hard Case and Bow!



Deep, dark and mellow, this is a juicy cello that's easy to play, yet won't hold you back when you want to express yourself more fully.

Our Price $3,400.00
Vivo 'La Viva' Baroque 4/4 Cello Vivo 'La Viva' Baroque 4/4 Cello

Price includes a Hard Case



This beautifully flamed, and newly crafted baroque cello is by one of our most popular makers, Vivo. Both resonant and clear, it has that classic, reedy baroque sound.

Our Price $3,400.00
Cello Vivo Zetoni model 250 Strad Vivo 'Zetoni' model 250 'Stradivari' 4/4 Cello

Soloist projection with a quick response. Plays easily for an intermediate player yet would support even the most advanced player.

Complete outfit - includes Hard Case and Bow!



Our Price $3,000.00
Angel Taylor model 320 4/4 Cello Angel Taylor model 320 4/4 Cello



A well-balanced tone and super easy to play. Plays far beyond its price point.


Our Price $2,700.00
Wu Ling model 200 4/4 Cello Wu Ling model 200 4/4 Cello

Complete outfit - includes hard case and bow!

Hand-selected by Linda at the 2019 NAMM Convention!

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 $2,095.00
Chaconne model MLS500 3/4 Cello Chaconne model MLS500 3/4 Cello



Very easy to play. Highly flamed tonewoods. Great value!

Our Price $1,900.00
Wu Ling model 150 4/4 Cello Wu Ling model 150 4/4 Cello

Complete outfit - includes hard case and bow!

Hand-selected by Linda at the 2019 NAMM Convention!

Our Price $1,895.00
Wu Ling model 150 4/4 Cello Wu Ling model 150 4/4 Cello

Complete outfit - includes hard case and bow!

Hand-selected by Linda at the 2019 NAMM Convention!

Our Price $1,895.00
Wu Ling model 150 4/4 Cello Wu Ling model 150 4/4 Cello

Complete outfit - includes hard case and bow!

Our Price $1,895.00
Linda West 'Aspire' Cello - 4/4 and fractional sizes Linda West 'Aspire' Cello - 4/4 and fractional sizes

Complete outfit - includes Case and Bow!



Perfect upgrade starter instrument c ompletely hand-carved out of solid tonewoods. Geared pegs.

Our Price $1,795.00
Wu Ling model 100 4/4 Cello Wu Ling model 100 4/4 Cello

Complete outfit - includes Hard Case and Bow!


Our Price $1,695.00
Wu Ling model 100 'Stradivari' 3/4 Cello Wu Ling model 100 'Stradivari' 3/4 Cello

Complete outfit - includes Hard Case and Bow!

Special Model for Beginners

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.

Our Price $1,695.00
Vivo 'Etude' - 4/4 Cello Vivo 'Etude' - 4/4 Cello

Complete outfit - includes Hard Case and Bow!



Beijing

Fully solid carved cello with inlayed purfling and ebony fingerboard. Geared pegs!

Our Price $1,695.00
Wu Ling model 50 4/4 Cello Wu Ling model 50 4/4 Cello

Complete outfit - includes Hard Case and Bow!


Our Price $1,495.00
Linda West 'Inspire' 3/4 Cello - Used Linda West 'Inspire' 3/4 Cello - Used

Complete outfit - includes Hard Case and Bow!


Completely hand-carved out of tonewoods with laminated ribs. Perfect starter instrument with geared pegs.

Our Price $1,495.00
Linda West 'Inspire' 3/4 Cello - Used Linda West 'Inspire' 3/4 Cello - Used

Complete outfit - includes Hard Case and Bow!


Completely hand-carved out of tonewoods with laminated ribs. Perfect starter instrument with geared pegs!.

Our Price $1,495.00
Linda West 'Inspire' Cello - 4/4 and fractional sizes Linda West 'Inspire' Cello - 4/4 and fractional sizes

Complete outfit - includes Case and Bow!



Completely hand-carved out of tonewoods with laminated ribs. Perfect starter instrument. Geared Pegs!

Our Price $1,495.00