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 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
  • Composition

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