Cellos & Double Basses

Morris Brothers have selected the highest performing models to suit student budgets, based on 15 years comparison experience, and test driving in our schools and rental program.  You can be sure to get the best quality and value, in instrument professionally set up to play perfectly.  You can buy or rent any size (hand if you are going to upsize in the near future!), so make sure to check out or selection first.  Our preferred brands include:

Gliga Cellos

Gliga Vasile is a Romanian violin maker based in Reghin, Romania, building to the authentic Stradivari design.  All are handmade and oil varnish finished to allow the violin to ‘breathe’ and develop full bodied tone.

All Gligas bought from Morris Brothers include professional set-up, deluxe hardshell case, upgrade bow and strings.

Gliga Cellos offer the same exceptional European-made quality for the aspiring student, priced from around $2,000.


Other Cellos & Double Basses


Good satin natural finish alternative, proven in schools for many years.  All our Enricos are professionally set up. Excellent starter cellos.



Based on experience, the most outstanding instruments under $1,000.  They play well, and are very reliable.  Gloss finish, solid spruce top.



Our choice in student double basses, with robust and affordable choices.  We normally carry 3/4 size in stock, for sale or rental.


Also available are brands including SALIERI and HIDERSINE.  Check with us for recommended choices.  Some instruments simply don’t perform well, or are overpriced for the performance, and our specialists can help avoid the pitfalls.



We have a selection of ex-rental cellos where the price has been reduced by up to 50%.  This is an ideal way to get a great instrument at an affordable price – some are in as-new condition.  The range changes daily, so ring or call in to see the latest.