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These cellos are SO easy to play it's crazy! If you don't have great technique, are a beginner who wants a higher performing instrument that you won't grow out of, or just don't want to have to struggle to get the best from your cello, you might want to consider one of my 'easy' cellos.

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Vivo 'Ariana Superior' 4/4 Cello Vivo 'Ariana Superior' 4/4 Cello



Highest performance you would only expect from a cello costing much more. Appropriate for beginners because of its ease of play, these are also responsive enough for the technical demands of an advancing cellist.


Our Price $2,400.00
Vivo 'La Viva' Baroque 4/4 Cello Vivo 'La Viva' Baroque 4/4 Cello



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
Adjusted Price: $2,900.00
Cello Vivo Zetoni model 250E Strad Vivo 'Zetoni' model 250E 'Stradivari' 4/4 Cello



European Tonewoods

Appropriate for beginners because of its ease of play, these are also responsive enough for the technical demands of an advanced cellist.

Our Price $3,200.00
Eastman Advanced Series model 405 'Stradivarius' 4/4 Cello Eastman Advanced Series model 405 'Stradivarius' 4/4 Cello



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


Our Price $3,370.00
Cello Vivo Zetoni model 200 Strad Vivo 'Zetoni' model 200 'Stradivari' 4/4 Cello (a)



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
Albert Nebel model 601 'Stradivari  - 4/4 Cello Albert Nebel model 601 'Stradivari - 4/4 Cello

Made in Germany



Superbly unique tone quality and an overall amazing sound for a budget-minded price. This instrument would be an exceptional choice for the advancing cellist who is seeking a cello that will inspire continued growth.

Our Price $3,580.00
Calin Wultur 'Apprentice' Stradivari - 7/8 Cello Calin Wultur 'Apprentice' Stradivari - 7/8 Cello


Made in Romania, 2018


Wow! This 7/8 has all the features you would expect from a 4/4, in a smaller, more comfy size. Big, full & crisp sound. It is even and super balanced with good sustain and response.


Our Price $3,800.00
Vivo Zetoni model 100 4/4 Cello - Used Vivo Zetoni model 100 4/4 Cello - Used



These are very fun and easy to play. They feel, look and sound like a much more expensive cello. They have a well crafted feel and a mature, sophisticated voice.

Our Price $3,950.00
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 $4,750.00
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
Rudoulf Doetsch model 701 'Guarneri Del Gesu' 4/4 Cello Rudoulf Doetsch model 701 'Guarneri Del Gesu' 4/4 Cello



Strong, warm tone with a clean upper register. Super easy to play!

Our Price $5,110.00
Calin Wultur Model #5 'Piatti Strad' 4/4 Cello Calin Wultur Model #5 'Piatti Strad' 4/4 Cello

2018



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

Our Price $5,140.00
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
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
Vivo 1777 Guadagnini Replica 4/4 Cello Vivo 1777 Guadagnini Replica 4/4 Cello


2018

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

Our Price $6,000.00

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Vivo 1777 Guadagnini Replica 4/4 Cello Vivo 1777 Guadagnini Replica 4/4 Cello


2018

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

Our Price $6,000.00
Vivo 1717 Rogeri Replica 4/4 Cello Vivo 1717 Rogeri Replica 4/4 Cello


2018

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

Our Price $6,000.00
Vivo 1777 Guadagnini Replica All Euro Woods 4/4 Cello Vivo 1777 Guadagnini Replica All Euro Woods 4/4 Cello


2018

A special replica hand-built for Linda West Cellos by a Master Luthier. Slightly smaller than a full size for a more comfortable fit for smaller players.

Our Price $6,500.00
Vivo 1717 Rogeri Replica All Euro Woods 4/4 Cello Vivo 1717 Rogeri Replica All Euro Woods 4/4 Cello


2018

Great option for a serious music major or aspiring soloist.

Our Price $6,500.00
Eastman model Frederich Wyss 703 cello Frederich Wyss Model 703 'Guarneri del Gesu' 4/4 Cello



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 - Used



The strong core is balanced with a hearty low end, and a clean, smooth D string.

Our Price $9,980.00
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