At Gainesville Violins, there is an instrument for everyone! From entry level student cellos to professional workhorses. Every instrument is expertly setup and adjusted to help you bring out everything it can offer.
Our selection includes handmade moderns and century old antiques with a story all their own. Every instrument we sell carries a lifetime warranty to be free from defect, and that travels with the violin regardless of owner.
Instruments shown below are just a sample of our larger collection.
Since finding the right cello is such a monumental and personal choice, feel free to spend the day finding the perfect instrument for your needs.
This Primo cello is our new rental instrument, from West Coast Strings. A perfect rental that is fully carved with a sound that will blow away all other cellos in the orchestra!
Maple Leaf Strings - Chaconne
Inspired by the Italian classics, the Chaconne is marked by its fine attention to detail and its well balanced tonal qualities. Setup with an Aubert Bridge and Helicore strings.
Maple Leaf Strings - Ruby
The "Forma Buono" (Good model) Stradivarius design this cello is made after has a lovely tone, malted maple back, and rich red color. Setup with Aubert bridge and Helicore strings.
Core Select Stainer copy. This cello has a warmth and complexity of tone that gives it a distinct place among the Core instruments. Fuller arching, and wide placement of the f-holes impart these sweet, delicate acoustic qualities which reflect an earlier musical aesthetic. During his time, Jacob Stainer of Absam was in demand as a luthier for royal court musicians throughout Austria, Germany, Italy and Spain. The beautiful, pre sound of the baroque period was embodied by the Stainer design, and for today's cellist this Core Select replica is particularly well-suited for orchestral and chamber music. Equipped with Larsen Magnacore strings.
Created in the spirit of the famous Haddock violin, this cello has an expertly applied red-brown antique varnish over high quality, well seasoned maple and spruce. Finished by expert Luthiers, specifically optimized for tonal clarity, response and projection in the construction process.
Set up with ebony fittings, one fine tuner, and helicore strings.
Maple Leaf Strings - Lady Claire. Aesthetic beauty and aural brightness and clarity, the striking maple back is finished with a hand applied oil varnish anin warm chestnut and golden tones. Setup with built in fine tuners, Spirocore Tungsten C+G, Larsen Solo A+D
H. Luger C400
The C400 is perfect for the advancing student; Oil varnish, fully carved, and lightly antiqued. Featuring excellent balance and purity of tone, this instrument will carry you forward with complexity that opens up a new world of sound.
The Strobel MC-300 cello outfit offers the advancing player an instrument with a strong presence and visual beauty. The MC-300 outfit features a select aged spruce top combined with highly flamed select aged maple back and sides. The beauty of this cello is complemented with a multi-layered spirit varnish. The instrument is finished with genuine hand-inlaid ebony purfling and a quality ebony fingerboard. The MC-300 also features a Despiau bridge and D'Addario Helicore strings.
Shen - Willow and Spruce
The Samuel Shen Stradivari Willow Cello has a warm, beautiful tone featuring a fully-carved spruce top, with inlaid purfling and carved aged willow back & ribs. It also features ebony fittings and is finished with hand applied oil varnish. Setup with Helicore and Alphayue strings.
Our new Panis Angelicus has a powerful resonate sound with a subtle sweetness that will keep any younger student happy and ready to practice. Setup with built in fine tuners, fiberglass endpin, Dominant strings, and an Aubert French bridge.
Hans Otto 301
Our Hans Otto line across the instrument spectrum exemplifies refinement and presence, and this 301 model is no different. Boasting a power band from the throaty C string to the sweet top end of the A. Clarity and a wide array of colors are available to the advancing student. Setup with Helicore strings, composite endpin, and built in fine tuners.
Panis Angelicus 101
The Panis Angelicus cello is well known for its projection and complexity of tone, hitting above its weight for the beginner cellist. A well rounded tone and ease of play can be expected with delightful tone colors waiting to be discovered. Setup with a composite endpin, built in fine tuners, and Helicore strings.