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Celine Barry (Cello) Profile

Celine's Orchestral bookings include …

  • Orchestras: Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra, British Concert Orchestra, Chameleon Arts Orchestra, London Orchestra da Camera, New English Concert Orchestra, Southern Sinfonia, Watford Philharmonic.
  • Orchestras (Opera/Ballet): Birmingham Opera Company, London Children's Ballet, Longborough Festival Opera, Opera Theatre Company, Ireland, Opera della Luna, Thames Festival Orchestra, Winslow Hall Opera.
  • Chamber Orchestras: Apollo Chamber Orchestra, Belmont Ensemble of London, Bernardi Chamber Ensemble, Brandenburg Sinfonia, Cavendish Ensemble, Docklands Sinfonia, English Concert Orchestra, Milton Keynes City Orchestra.
  • Chamber Groups: Trafalgar Sinfonia.
  • Shows: Into the Woods.

other items of interest …

Inc. Principal Cello

  • Anton Bruckner Chamber Orchestra
  • Belmont Ensemble of London
  • Dartington Orchestra
  • London Orchestra da Camera

Inc. Co-Principal Cello

  • Imperial College Orchestra
  • British Youth Opera

Freelance Cello

  • BBC sessions with Cinerama/The Wedding Present
  • Orchestral film sessions at Abbey Road Studios
  • Birmingham Opera Company
  • Brandenburg Sinfonia
  • Chameleon Arts Orchestra
  • Jersey Symphony Orchestra
  • London Children's Ballet
  • Milton Keynes City Orchestra
  • National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland
  • The New English Concert Orchestra
  • 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 is the principal cellist with the group Tonic Fold founded by composer/songwriter Shane Cullinan.

Her studio work includes 2 albums recorded with Tonic Fold, an album recorded in 2008 with Billy Ocean, 2 albums with London/German based band Amphibic, recorded and performed in Germany and Haldern Pop Festival. Celine has also performed with The Divine Comedy, Boy George, Hazel O Conner and Stornoway, My Life Story and The Wedding Present/Cinerama. 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 28th Mar 2019


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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