We’re looking for the best cello gifts and accessories for cellists and music lovers. Choose from classic and popular music, T-shirts, professional business cards, decorative throw pillows, greeting cards, trucker hats, cooking aprons, colorful buttons, refrigerator magnets, cotton canvas tote bags, coffee mugs, and more unique cello gifts.
Pablo Casals The cello is like a beautiful woman who has not grown older, but younger with time, more slender, more supple, more graceful.
Shirts are always popular gifts and these designs are hand-picked to celebrate the cello. There are dozens of style options available in a wide range of colors, sizes, and styles. Click on any image to see what’s available for anyone from babies to seniors.
Pillows are a perfect gift idea for the office or music room. These 100% polyester pillows are made of a high quality knit fabric. Not only are they soft, they’re wrinkle free. Click on any design to see more size and style options.
Refrigerator magnets are one of our favorite inexpensive gift ideas for cellists. Every cello enthusiast can use a magnet or two. Standard size square magnets measure 2 by 2 inches, and round magnets are typically available in three sizes. Designs are printed on 100% recycled paper. A scratch and UV-resistant Mylar coat keeps each magnet looking new for years to come.
Classic cotton-poly twill blend aprons are another of our top picks for practical cello gifts. Choose from several style and color options. Spacious front pockets hold plenty of utensils and cooking tools. Aprons are machine washable and proudly made in the U.S.A.
Greeting cards are one of the most affordable cello gifts. These colorful cards measure 5 by 7 inches and are printed on ultra-heavyweight (120 lb.) card stock with a gloss finish. Each card comes with a white envelope.
Professionally printed music business cards are available in sets of 100 on your choice of eight types of premium card stock. The printed information can be easily customized for any music teacher or performer. Classic business cards measure 2 by 3.5 inches, but popular skinny and chubby profile cards are available for some styles. Click on any design to see more options.
Mugs are one of our favorite affordable cello gifts. Everyone can use a few mugs. Click on any mug to see how the design looks from different angles. Experiment with sizes, styles, and colors to create a personal gift.
Here’s a fun and inexpensive way to show appreciation for your favorite musical instrument. Standard size square buttons measure 2 inches by 2 inches. Designs are printed on 100% recycled paper and covered with scratch and UV-resistant Mylar for years of enjoyment. Many styles allow you to choose a different background color for complete customization.
One of the most popular cello gifts is a set of playing cards. Each comes packaged in a cardboard box for easy gifting. Poker size cards measure 2.5 by 3.5 inches, with 52 playing cards and 2 jokers per deck. Click on any design to see the available options. Standard cards are printed on smooth card stock, and premium quality Bicycle playing cards are printed on durable semi-gloss card stock.
We caught 2Cellos during one of their first USA performances and the crowd went wild! Stjepan Hauser and Luka Šulić are classically trained musicians from Croatia who’ve created some of the most popular cello music of recent times.
Yo-Yo Ma There are limits to how much sound a cello can make. That’s part of the framing of acoustical instruments. Finding what those limits might be, and then trying to suggest perhaps even the illusion of going beyond is part of that kind of effort.
The cello is a string instrument. It is a member of the violin family, which includes double bass, viola, and violin. Cellos play a critical role in orchestral music, but are also suited to solo works.
More Cello Facts
A person who performs on this string instrument is called a cellist.
Famed contemporary cellist Yo-Yo Ma plays the Davidov Stradivarius, which was made in Italy in 1712 by the most celebrated luthier of all time, Antonio Stradivari. The instrument was previously owned and played by British cellist Jacqueline du Pré. Her phenomenal career was cut short by multiple sclerosis when she was just 28 years old.
More recently, a classically trained Croatian duo, Stjepan Hauser and Luka Šulić (2Cellos) have introduced the instrument to fans of rock and pop. In 2012, the pair performed an arrangement of Michael Jackson’s “Smooth Criminal” on the television show Glee.
Other notable cellists of the 20th century include “The Godfather of the Modern Cello” Pablo Casals, Beatrice Harrison, Emanuel Feuermann, Pierre Fournier, Zara Nelsova, János Starker, Paul Tortelier, Mstislav Rostropovich, and Anner Bylsma.
Cellist Yo-Yo Ma and trumpeter Chris Botti perform the hauntingly beautiful love theme from Cinema Paradiso. The music was written by Italian composer Ennio Morricone for the 1988 film. You’ll definitely want to keep a box of tissues handy as you watch this Italian drama written and directed by Giuseppe Tornatore.
We Love Cellos
Looking for more cello facts? Here are some of our favorite pages about cellos for you to enjoy: