Eleanor Norton

Session/Live cellist

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I have been a professional cellist in NYC for over 15 years. I have toured the world with ensembles and artists who span multiple genres. Pop tours include Adele, Natalie Merchant, The Jonas Brothers, Joshua Radin, Father John Misty, and Chris Garneau. I am also in Alan Cumming's Cabaret band, and the classical crossover group Absolute Ensemble.

Hello, thanks for looking at my profile! I am a freelance cellist located in New York City where I have been working as a performer, recording artist, and educator for 15 years. My training was at the Peabody Conservatory and Cleveland Institute.
Since moving to NYC I have performed in a large array of venues, everywhere from Carnegie Hall to Broadway theaters, to Rockwood Music Hall. I have also recorded and performed with a wide array of artists in different genres and consider my sound and versatility to be among my greatest strengths.
Tours include: Adele, Natalie Merchant, Alan Cumming, Father John Misty, Joshua Radin, The Jonas Brothers, Absolute Ensemble, Divahn, Arlo Guthrie.
Television appearances include: Saturday Night Live, Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Fallon, and David Letterman.
Highlight shows with: Jay Z, Beyonce, Elton John, Stevie Wonder, Christina Aquilera, Bonobo, Trey Anastasio, Liza Minnelli.
Broadway: Chair : Cher Show Regular Sub: Hadestown, Moulin Rouge, Mean Girls, Jagged Little Pill, My Fair Lady, King and I.
Recording including: Natalie Merchant, Beyonce, Sony Classical with Absolute Ensemble and Simone Dinnerstein.
I have a home studio set up and I record with Logic. In addition to recording for clients I enjoy creating my own stacked cello layers for original and cover tracks.

Click the 'Contact' above to get in touch. Looking forward to hearing from you.


  • CelloAverage price - $125 per song
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