Welcome to Cello in the Park
The official website of Melanie Dawn Jones, musician. Melanie is a professional cellist and is based in the Scottish Highlands, UK.
Melanie offers/specialises in:
- Performance (Solo & Ensemble)
- Teaching Cello, Piano and Violin
- An Online Course called, “Learn Cello from the Beginning!” (Patreon)
- Musicianship: Dalcroze Eurhythmics/Kodaly Approach
- Music for Special Occasions, including weddings, functions, church services & corporate receptions/events
- Arranging of Music
News for Prospective Students!
Melanie is now a creator on Patreon, and also has a Facebook page. See below for more!
- Facebook page: In-Person Lessons (Ross-shire)
- Melanie has created an Online Course for beginner cellists (with a total of 30 learning videos), available on Patreon
- Check out Melanie’s video discussing her Online Beginner Cello Course
- See Melanie’s teaching style in this sample from Video 1 of her Online Cello Course
- See Melanie incorporating Solfege while learning to play Cello in this sample from Video 4
- A video for cellists of different levels on improving scales: Scales on the Cello
- Melanie now has a professional membership listing in the Musicians Directory, UK
Recent Performances and Recordings
- Performances at the Bradbury Centre in Ardgay
- Performance at St. Duthus School, Tain
- Unaccompanied ‘Cello Recital at Tain Parish Church
- Melanie’s recording of Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah, arranged for 3 ‘Cellos, is on YouTube