The "Entertainer" Cello
The Entertainer is our answer to a starter cello that anyone can afford! We were never happy with what the market offered in this price range, so we are raising the bar on quality to a whole new level. The set up and quality of craftsmanship is far beyond anything we have tested in this price range! The cello will arrive ready to play out of the box, with all the accessories necessary to get started.
- Solid-carved spruce and maple tonewoods
- Wood dried a minimum of 24 months
- Ebony fingerboard & pegs
- Aluminum tailpiece with built-in fine tuners
- Bridge hand carved in our Florida workshop
- Well-rounded, easy, and comfortable playability
- Installed Prelude strings
Outfit & Accessories
We go one step further and provide quality accessories that you won't have to replace right after purchasing (like with most other brands). These products alone retail around $400.
- Cello Case: Lightweight hard foam case.
- Cello Bow: Fiddlerman Carbon Fiber Bow
- Rosin: Holstein Premium Rosin
- Endpin Stop
- Practice Mute
- Polishing cloth
The Fiddlershop Family
Why is Fiddlershop growing so fast and revolutionizing the string instrument industry? We believe that music and instruments should be accessible to everyone at a price they can afford. Our founder Pierre Holstein (a.k.a. "Fiddlerman") works directly with makers in many different countries to produce only the best for our customers. With over 40 years as a professional violinist in orchestras around the world, he brings unmatched expertise in music and business to everything we do.
Every Tower Strings cello is set up and tested in our workshop to make sure it passes our rigorous 10-point inspection. Our incredibly talented team is here to help answer any questions you have, and make sure your instrument arrives safely.
Tower Strings Warranty
All Tower Strings instrument outfits come with a standard one year warranty on both the instrument itself, and the included accessories. To learn more about our standard warranty, you can read more about it here.
Up until now, we have been renting a cello from a local music shop. The music shop cello was sub-par and frustrating to learn on. When I saw Fiddlershop advertise an entry level Cello with their stellar set-up, I knew it was the right choice. My son is ready to move from a 1/2 to 3/4 sized instrument, so it seemed like the perfect time. The Cello arrived carefully packaged and expertly set-up! My son is so pleased with the instrument. It has a beautiful tone and is much easier to play than his previous Cello. It is also beautifully finished. I love the price, and I am pretty sure that this Cello will cost us nearly $200 less than the cost to rent for 24 months at the local shop.
I'm a violin player and decided to give cello a try, so I started with this Tower Strings Entertainer package and could not be more pleased! It has everything you need to start off, and then some! Very nice upgrades with the rosin, bow and case for a beginner package and with a great price. The case isn't described well here, so I want to let you know it's canvas, lightweight yet protects the cello well, has backpack straps, wheels/top pull strap, nice size music pocket on back; good size pocket inside for rosin, mute, cloth, etc.; beautiful blue velvet-like plush interior. I was very pleased. And of course the cello is great! No problems with shipping, thank goodness. Came FedEx with sound post and bridge still in place due to the careful packing and marking on the box from the shop. I had a couple minor issues with other parts of my order that the shop resolved very friendly and quickly. Very top rate experience. I'm so glad I found Fiddlershop!
Overall, I am very pleased with the cello I purchased! There was a small hiccup, and the first cello I received arrived damaged, but they made it so easy to send back, and I received a replacement in about a week. The cello is beautiful to look at, and it has a rich red glossy finish that I love. Being a beginner, I had nothing to compare it to but the cello I was renting from a local music shop. My new cello is very easy to tune, it is very well crafted, and to me, it “sings”. However, I brought both of the cellos over for my teacher to compare. He said the Fiddlershop cello was much more aesthetically pleasing and it has a richer tone. He said I definitely upgraded! I am so happy I chose to buy from Fiddlershop because I now have a better cello that is actually my own for literally half the cost. Thank you!
I bought for my 9 year old daughter who will be starting strings class at her school next year. We have had some online classes and the tutor has been impressed that we had only had to fine tune a couple of times in the month of classes, this is the second instrument (violin) we have bought at Fiddlershop and will not be the last. The cello came well packed and is of great quality at a great price.
I'm a complete beginner to the Cello, and I wanted something that I could just buy and be satisfied with as soon as it came out of the box, and both the instrument and the prep work done by Fiddlershop exceeded all expectations. It sounds great, or at least good enough for my ability.
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