Electric cellist Solista was first discovered when Take That invited her to be part of the opening act in their major international comeback tour. Branching out into pop and rock music after an intensive classical education at the Yehudi Menuhin School and the Royal Academy of Music, she has built a successful solo career as an electric cellist.
She has appeared many times on TV with artists including Rihanna, Leona Lewis, Il Divo, Westlife, Cheryl Cole, Russell Watson, Kasabian, Noisettes, Aled Jones, Sharleen Spiteri and Gary Barlow. TV shows include: The X-Factor, Britain’s Got Talent, The Rob Brydon Show, GMTV, This Morning, Richard and Judy, Alan Titchmarsh Show, Graham Norton Show, Paul O’Grady Show, Popstar to Operastar, Live at Abbey Road, Children in Need, Sport Relief, Strictly Come Dancing, Dancing on Ice and Top of the Pops.
Solista won a scholarship to study cello performance for 6 years at Yehudi Menuhin’s International Music School, followed by 5 years at The RNCM and The Royal Academy of Music, learning from the world's leading string players including Yehudi Menuhin, Ralph Kirshbaum, Philip Sheppard and Colin Carr.
Solista can be hired for as a 20 - 45 minute headline act, she is the perfect choice for award ceremonies and corporate evening entertainment.
Solista can perform specific songs for your event should you have a request. Solista is constantly updating her repertoire list so please do enquire if you can't find what you're looking for.
Travel expenses are included unless your location is further afield. Solista does perform internationally but additional expenses will incur for flights and accommodation - Please enquire for further details.
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