George Crotty is a crossover cellist from Toronto, Canada. He traces his family lineage to County Clare, Ireland, and a family of Jewish musicians descended from Felix Mendelssohn. A graduate of the Berklee College of Music, Crotty has developed his own modal language for the cello by integrating elements from Eastern, Celtic, and Jazz traditions.  

At home in many styles outside classical music, George has performed with Simon Shaheen, Darol Anger, Paquito D'Rivera, and Anat Cohen, among others. Currently a member of many ensembles including the Canadian Arabic Orchestra and New York's Brooklyn Raga Massive, he plays a CR Electric Cello made by Ned Steinberger, and endorses Remic Microphones.