Formed in 2004, Erin and Her Cello are a dynamic musical duo made up of cellist and composer Erin Hall and her beloved cello. Dubbed “quirky, vivacious, and undeniably unique” by Strings Magazine, Erin and Her Cello are not the typical classical couple. Erin and Her Cello’s style mixes elements of jazz, French pop, beatnik, comedy, theatre, and blues.
A self-proclaimed “kook,” Hall is a native of Boise, Idaho, and graduate of The New School University and The American Musical and Dramatic Academy. Hall’s cello was created in 1956 in Mittenald, Germany. Hall discovered her cello at Telford and Sons, a small, local violin shop in Boise, and they’ve been inseparable ever since.
Hall has lived in New York City since 1998, which is why many of Erin and Her Cello’s songs explore the joys and pitfalls of everyday life in the city. From break-dancers and sobriety, to Chinese dumplings and the allure of fresh clean towels, Erin and Her Cello’s eccentric, upbeat music is infused with humor and theatrics and offers listeners a playful and irreverent glimpse of life in New York. Much of Erin and Her Cello’s work is influenced by the sounds of Ella Fitzgerald, Blossom Dearie and Serge Gai...