Fulbright Scholar and New England Conservatory Graduate,Hope Easton continues to gain critical acclaim as one of the most respected and sought after cellists in the greater Los Angeles music community and well beyond. Her rigorous tour schedule has taken Hope across the globe: from Carnegie Hall, to the Lincoln & Kennedy Centers, as well as both the Gibson and Walt Disney Concert Halls. Additionally, Hope has been seen performing on countless television programs and commercials which most recently have included The Voice, American Idol, The Tonight Show , PBS "Musical Encounters as the soloist, and Celebrity Re-hab. Performing with musical legends like Garth Brooks, Sheryl Crow and Al Stewart. Hope has also recorded performed and toured with the likes of Frank Ocean, Il Volo, Marco Antonio Solis, Alex Band from The Calling, Nick Palance and Sheila Nicholls to name a few. As well Hope has been in music videos with Don Henley of the Eagles . Hope also is a member of Bella Electric Strings, who perform all around the US playing electric instruments and rock favorites; as well as The LA Cello Quartet, a Positive Motions Foundation. Hope frequently performs for Wilshire Boulevard Temple and Soul Sounds. Hope also writes her own songs, performs and sings. She has 4 CDs to her credit which can be found on Cd Baby and itunes.
Hope has been involved in numerous music festivals. Some of them include; Aspen Music Festival, Banff, Prussia Cove (U.K.), Taos Chamber Music Festival and Meadowmount School of Music.
If you're interested in booking Hope for your concert hall, wedding, or private event, please contact Hope. Whether performing solo cello (with or without vocals), as a duo (cello/piano, cello/violin, etc.), or any ensemble(trio/quartet- Classical, Pop, and Jazz), she will work with you to find the perfect balance of music and entertainment for your special event. Hope performs on a Landolphy 1776 Italian cello, and a Yamaha electric.
Hope will also work with you to create a custom playlist featuring original arrangements and crowd favorites which can include:
- Classical Pieces by Bach, Vivaldi and Beethoven
- Jazz numbers by Cole Porter,John Green, and George Gershwin
- Pop arrangements by Beatles, Stevie Wonder, and Coldplay
- Broadway & Film themes like Phantom of The Opera, Cats, and music of Henry Mancini
- And any special request you might have!
- Disney Concert Hall
- Carnegie Hall
- Lincoln Center
- Kennedy Center Performances
- Glendale Philharmonic
- Torrance Philharmonic
- Marina del Rey Symphony
- American Idol
- The Tonight Show (with Garth Brooks)
- Al Stewart
- Marco Antonio Solis
- Schneider Seminar (Carnegie Hall)
- PBS "Musical Encounters" soloist
Hope is also a dedicated teacher, giving back all the knowledge to share with young people, as well as adults. Her studio is expanding and her students blossoming with the care and tutelage she provides.
Hope (Cello, Guitar and Vocals),
Sergey/MAD WOMAN (Guitar, Vocals)