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Hi! I'm Jay, a friendly, professionally trained freelance cellist available in the UK and internationally. Music and cello are two of my biggest passions, and being able to share with amazing people like you, means a great deal to me. If you share the love of the beautiful sound of the cello, we should talk about what I can do for you. Jay x

Wedding Cellist - Solo Cello Wedding Music

How to book your bespoke wedding music

Wedding Cellist - Jay Émme

Why Have Solo Cello for Your Wedding?

Sometimes you might find yourself a little lost for words, and need the emotion and expression of music to sum up what you want to say. Maybe you and your partner share favourite pieces or songs, and want to incorporate those little things into the day. So, the cello is the most romantic instrument closest to the human voice!

Jay Emme Barns and Yard Wedding Cellist
Jay Emme wedding cellist in Kew Gardens Richmond London, wearing Ted Baker skirt

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Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent."

{Victor Hugo}

Having spent many years as a wedding cellist and being deeply involved in the wedding industry, I’m acutely aware of the beautiful and important things you might want for your wedding day. It’s always amazing to your favourite wedding music performed live on the day; performed on cello is definitely something that could bring a little additional magical luxury to your incredible day!

The cello is brilliantly versatile, from a rich bass notes to a lush singing upper voice, and you’ll hear all of this when I perform for you.

As well as performing familiar classical pieces, I use my versatility to include a range of other music genres you might like, including pop/chart songs, Disney favourites, even some rock classics, and much more! There are almost no limits to the magic we can make happen. Click here to view the solo wedding cello music library!

Solo Cello Suites

Perfectly Tailored Packages

Every single wedding cello booking includes the following:

• Up to 3 customised/new music requests
• Travel within England & Wales
• 2 x consultation phone calls
• Videographer recording rights
• Outfit/colour scheme requests where required

You can also choose from, or add:

• Pre-Wedding Video Consultation
• Extra Custom Music Requests
• Amplified Cello & Backing Tracks
• Wedding Breakfast, First Dance
• Proposals, Elopements, Destination Weddings

PRICES FROM £412

Before You Continue, Here Are Some Questions Answered...

I'm available for some or all of the key moments in your day - this might be guests arriving through to you leaving the ceremony, your drinks reception, your wedding breakfast, and/or your first dance. I have an extensive music library of pieces specially arranged for solo cello, and I also take requests in advance of the big day. Sid and I travel worldwide - please note that when we fly, 200 year old Sid cannot tolerate being in the hold and needs his own seat on the plane. I definitely recommend booking asap, as I'm often booked up to 18 months in advance.

I offer a special service where I combine my gifts, skills and qualifications to create arrangements of specific requests for solo cello. I'm more than happy to specially arrange a piece of your favourite music for you! You can send over a YouTube/Spotify link to the track for me to transcribe, write and learn it, or if you have the sheet music, I can rewrite it directly for cello. Alternatively, I can arrange your music from scratch if resources aren't available. You are welcome to request your favourite additional tracks for your event! Please do get in touch to receive a copy of my brochure, which contains all the info you need.

Wedding Cello Music Investment

THE SUITES

SUITE 1 - The Main Event

Simplicity, sophistication and elegance for your beautiful wedding ceremony.

Solo cello music for your guests arriving, then music for your entrance, register signing, and wedding exit.

{Up to 90 minutes}

SUITE 2 - The Champagne

Lush and light music entertainment to ease into the big celebrations.

Solo cello music for you and your guests during your drinks reception and photos - can be indoors or outdoors*.

{Up to Two x 45 minute sets}

SUITE 3 - Ceremony & Champagne

Luxe sophistication and light entertainment!

Solo cello music for your guests arriving, your ceremony, then light, fun music for you all during your drinks reception - can be indoors or outdoors*,

{Reception up to two x 45 min sets}

HOW TO BOOK

Let's get your wedding ceremony music sorted.

I have a few spaces left for 2024, and am currently receiving enquiries and bookings for well into 2025. If you’d like to find out more about having me as your professional wedding cellist, please get in touch, and we can get the ball rolling for you!

Please contact me using the form below – let me know your wedding date and venue, and any other important info. From there we can discuss your requirements for the wedding day.

Your date is reserved upon signing and return your Wedding Agreement, and paying your booking fee. The balance is due before the wedding day, so that you are not worrying about finances on the day itself, and can relax/celebrate with your guests. Need to make some adjustments prior to the big day? No problem! Just keep in touch and we will make sure everything is up to date.

On the day itself, I arrive nice and early in order to make sure I can perform in just the right spot, and go over any last minute details with your wedding planner, coordinator, and/or wedding officiant.

If you would like an idea of music available, please visit my wedding cellist playlist page.

GET IN TOUCH

And so the adventure of love and music begins...