Cellist Hope Easton, is a multifaceted musician.
Classically trained, Hope has branched out into performing pop- electric cello, jazz as well as performing her own original music as a songwriter and singer. Currently she is performing at the Getty Villa (Sept 8-Oct 1) with The Troubadour Theatre Group in the production of The Haunted House. Comedy as well as musical. This summer as well as last she performed in Kurt Weill at the Cuttlefish Hotel, both playing cello and singing back up.
She recently had her group Sonos Chamber Players performing on The Bold and the Beautiful (airing Sept 23) as well as for basketball star Roy Hibbert. She graced the home of Kim and Kanye for Mother's day, which was seen all over the world. She recently performed at the ceremony for Robert Herjavec, Shark Tank -Millionaire.
Hope performs all over the Los Angeles area in many different venues and as well as with many other groups.
Her television appearances include The Bold and the Beautiful (soap series), The Voice (2015), American Idol, The Tonight Show, Celebrity Rehab, 90210, Polaroid National Commercial, PBS Musical Encounters, and Morning Show in Cleveland, where she is from.
She has performed, toured and recorded with many artists, including Sheryl Crow, XAmbassadors, Richard Marx, Kenny Loggins, Eric Benet, Garth Brooks, Don Henley (The Eagles), Al Stewart, Lawrence Juber of The Wings, Il Volo, Leroy Sanchez,
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In the classical world she has performed for and with the legendary, Lorin Maazel, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Christoph Eschenbach, Joshua Bell and Cho-Liang Lin.
Hope has recorded for numerous composers for tv and film including David Majzlin, Robert ToTeras (Critical Hit), Andy Grush (Magic Man, she played the whole score; Home Depot commercial), Christopher Lockett (Sci-Fi), Christopher Cano and many many others.
Hope also performs often in chamber music settings, as a member of her own group Sonos Chamber Players, The Ensemble can be as a duo, trio, quartet as well as classical, pop and jazz.
She recently joined the sub list of the LA Philharmonic. She has performed often with community orchestras all around the Los Angeles area, including Downey Symphony, Jazz Symphonic Orch, Culver City Orch, and Torrance Symphony.
As well Hope loves to perform as an electric cellist and is a member of the Vegas/LA branch Bella Electric Strings www.BellaElectric as well as having performed with SAGA strings, Elan Artists, Hutchins Consort, Angelica Strings, West Coast Music and many more.
Some of the studios she has recorded in within the Los Angeles area include; Capitol Records, The Village, East West Studios, Bell Sound, Serenity West Recordings.
Hope has written numerous songs and performed extensively.
She writes and sings on the cello, guitar and piano. She has four Cd's which can be found on itunes , Amazon, Cd Baby and will soon be available on her site. Begging You, One To One, S.O.S., and House of Hope. A new album is in the making, working with producer Larry Goetz. Hope has also been on numerous recordings
for many solo artists, including Al Stewart (soloing on his album, “Sparks of Ancient Light), Sheila Nicholls, and many other artists. As well she has many youtube videos and an Official Music Video posted this past April 2015.
Hope has been teaching throughout her career, and currently has an active studio with many young budding cellists.
Hope studied extensively from when she was a preparatory student at C.I.M. (Cleveland Institute of Music), furthered her studies and got a Bachelor's at New England Conservatory in Boston, followed by a Fulbright Scholarship to England, then a small stint at San Francisco Conservatory. She attended many music festivals including Aspen, Banff, Taos Chamber Music Festival, Norfolk Chamber Music Festival (Yale), Yellow Barn Music Festival, Sandor Vegh Prussia Cove (U.K.) and Meadowmount School of Music. Her favorite teachers and mentors include; Nella Hunkins, Alan Harris, Stephen Geber, David Wells, Joseph Gingold, Ralph Kirschbaum, Mischa Schneider, and Irene Sharp.
Some of the awards Hope has won include Fulbright Scholarship, Presidential Scholar Miami, Seventeen Magazine top 3 Chicago, Fresno String Competition winner, Cleveland Institute of Music Soloist Winner.
Hope performs on a Carlos Ferdinand Landolphy 1776 and a Yamaha Electric Silent Cello. You can find her directly at as well as hear her more than 30 videos on her Youtube Channel, Hope Easton.