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Johnson String Instrument Cello Shop

Johnson String Instrument
1029 Chestnut Street
Newton Upper Falls, MA 02464

617-964-0954 or 800-359-9351

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We offer a full selection of acoustic cellos for sale and home trial, including beautiful antique, modernmakers, and the highest quality shopmade instruments available! You can also Create Your Own Outfit, starting with any full-size acoustic cello that we sell, and enjoy additional savings.

Cello Bows

Our selection of cello bows, including antique and new pernambuco and brasil wood cello bows, carbon fiber cello bows, and the more affordable carbon and fiberglass student cello bows, is outstanding!

Electric Cellos

Our electric cellos are from NS Design and Yamaha, the leaders in electric string instruments. Want to really be heard with your acoustic? Check out the pick-up, pre-amp, & amp section.

Repair - Restoration - Adjustment

The talented luthiers of JSI's workshop staff are ready to preform repairs, restorations, and tonal adjustments to your cello. Bow repair and rehair services are also available for your cello bow. Please call us for an appointment.

Cello Accessories - Cases - Sheet Music - Strings

We have:
Cases & Bags
Sheet Music
and much more for all of your cello needs!

Cello Rentals

Learning and not ready to own?
We are cello rental specialists!
We have rentals from 1/10 to 4/4 size in Regular, Advanced, and Master grades. It's easy, fast, and fun to order your cello rental online and have it delivered!

Use the quick menu to the right, our regular menu to the left, or the easy search on the top left of this page to find your new cello or accessory.

Can't find exactly what you're looking for? Please contact us for fast answers!