Welcome to Cello in the Park

Melanie Jones Cellist
Melanie Jones Cellist

The official website of Melanie Dawn Jones, musician. Melanie is a professional cellist and is based in Ross-shire, in the Scottish Highlands, UK. She specialises in:

  • Performance (Solo & Ensemble)
  • Cello Lessons online using Skype
  • Piano Lessons online
  • Violin Lessons online
  • Musicianship (Dalcroze Eurhythmics/Kodaly Musicianship)
  • Music for Special Occasions, including weddings, functions, church services & corporate receptions
  • Arranging/composing music

News on Teaching!

Melanie is a creator on Patreon, and also has a page on Facebook. See below for more details:

  • In-Person Lessons (Ross-shire) 
  • Cello Tutorial Videos for beginner cellists created by Melanie, available on Patreon
  • Here is Melanie’s video discussing her Cello Tutorial Videos with further details
  • See Melanie’s style of teaching in this sample from Cello Tutorial Video 1
  • See Melanie’s approach to learning the Cello in this sample from Cello Tutorial 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