Studio Recording Session Cellist

Emily Burridge has over twenty years studio experience either reading the notes or free improvisation.

Emily Burridge Online Cello Session

Emily, the classically trained virtuoso ‘cellist with a talent for improvisation honed to spontaneous perfection by the demands of top flight session work in genres of music including; pop, rock, folk, latin, dance music and classical.

With more than twenty years experience employed in recording studios either reading the notes or free improvisation Emily is at home within the recording environment as she is on stage performing.

As well as reading a notated part her perfect pitch enables her to identify chordal structures and establish a ‘cello part. She loves to work alongside producers developing ideas and as a composer in her own right she easily adapts to writing cello and string arrangements.

Recording enquiries please send an e mail to:

Over the years she has contributed to countless releases including:

As featured cellist on:

Philip Clemo 2016 release “Dream Maps” , Lucy Zirins debut album “Chasing Clocks”, Philip Clemo – “Mesmer” – Debbie Bonham “Spirit”.

As well as many productions reaching back into the nineties including productions by;
George Michael, Roger Daltry, Gianna Nannini, Psychedelic Furs, Chrissie Hynde, Harold Budd, Roger Eno

Working within a string section and with bands including:

The Libertines, Stereophonics, Jools Holland and his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra, Alison Moyet, Mathilda May, Shelleyan Orphan, East 17, Chaga & Aska, Bond, Clea, Michell Lawson, Zero 7, Lou Rhodes, Marc Almond, Micha Paris, Jon Kale, Ruby Turner,The Dear Janes

Film Scores, working within string section (1990’s to present day)

Hans Zimmer, Richard Harvey, Roger Bolton, Dominic Crawford-Collins, and as a featured ‘cellist for music by: Helene Muddiman, Sofia Morizet, Brian Gulland, Kevin Sargent, Steve Naive,Gary Tarn.

Trailer for The Prophet, BAFTA-nominated director Gary Tarn’s adaptation of the 1923 classic written by Kahil Gibran. Emily’s ‘cello playing is a feature of the soundtrack.

Contact Emily about your recording production by e-mailing her: