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Celine Barry (Cello) Profile

Orchestral bookings (since February 2013)

  • Orchestras: Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra, Chameleon Arts Orchestra, Docklands Sinfonietta, London Orchestra da Camera, Southern Sinfonia, Watford Philharmonic.
  • Orchestras (Opera/Ballet): Opera della Luna, Winslow Hall Opera.
  • Chamber Orchestras: Apollo Chamber Orchestra, Bernardi Chamber Ensemble.
  • Chamber Groups: Belmont Ensemble of London.

Celine's orchestral work also includes

BBC session with Cinerama, Birmingham Opera Company, Brandenburg Sinfonia, The New English Concert Orchestra, Milton Keynes City Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland (appointed deputy member in 1993), playing principal cello with the Anton Bruckner Chamber Orchestra and Dartington Orchestra. She has worked as co-principal cello with the Canterbury Symphony Orchestra, Imperial College Orchestra, and the British Youth Opera. Celine has also worked with the Jersey Symphony Orchestra and the Windsor and Eton Operatic Society.

In addition to her orchestral work, Celine is co-founder of the Botticelli Duo, who have given recitals and provided music for corporate functions throughout the UK. The Duo performed the World Premier of Shifting Sands by Pat Livingstone. Celine has also been the cellist with The Chameleon String Quartet since 1998.

Celine is the principal cellist with the group Tonic Fold and The Cullinan Ensemble founded by composer/songwriter Shane Cullinan. Performance venues have included Bush Hall, St Pauls Covent Garden and Too Too Much, Soho.

Her studio work includes 2 albums recorded with Tonic Fold, an album recorded in 2008 with Billy Ocean, an album on the German label Haldern Pop, including performances in London and throughout Germany, as member of the band, Amphibic. Celine has also performed with The Divine Comedy, Boy George, Hazel O Conner and Stornoway. In 2002 Celine recorded I Saw a Stranger, a work for chamber choir and solo cello by Pat Livingstone and Donald Wetherick.

Celine's theatre work includes Opera Theatre Company (Ireland) and performances with The Last Five Years at the Menier Chocolate Factory (2006) and at the Duchess Theatre (2009) and Carousel (dep).


Graduate studies

Trinity College, Dublin with a BA Mod (1989-93). She also gained an LTCL (performers) Diploma from the Royal College of Music (1992-95) and took a Postgraduate Performers Course, including the Peripatetic option, at Trinity College of Music, London (1995-96).

Prizes and Awards

  • Arts Council of Ireland Award, 1994-96.
  • Awarded the Clyde Twelvetrees Concerto Cup at the Feis Ceol, Dublin, Ireland (1994)
  • Awarded Senior Cello Exhibition (scholarship) R.I.A.M. 1991-92


Professor Eileen Croxford (1992-95), Louise Hopkins, Phillip Sheppard and Raphael Sommer.

Celine is a member of The Incorporated Society of Musicians.

Celine joined Morgensterns in September 2004

Celine's web profile was last updated 10th Feb 2018


Celine Barry (Cello) Profile

Teaching experience

Celine teaches at St Helen's School in Northwood, St Vincent's Primary School, Marylebone High Street, where she also coaches the school Orchestra, and Primrose Hill Primary School. She has taught for Hounslow Music Service and between 1996 - 1998 she taught Cello, Piano and Musicianship at the Da Capo School of Music, London. Celine also teaches Cello and Piano privately at all levels.


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