George Crotty

Cellist - Composer - Producer


"George has a deep background in music, and has found a musical voice on the cello that reflects his love for music, for collaboration, and for a global culture. Thoughtful and articulate, George is a creative sideman as well as an engaging soloist."

- Eugene Friesen

"George is the ideal 21st-century musician- the future of the cello in alternative string music is safe in his hands!"

-Natalie Haas

"George is a uniquely thoughtful and versatile young cellist who brings a command of his instrument and a dedication to improvisation, making him a valuable addition to any musical environment!" 

- Mike Block 

"George is an extraordinarily intelligent and versatile musician.  Whether playing electric cello in a post-bop fusion ensemble, leading a classical string section, or improvising a solo in traditional Arabic music, George brings an energy, intensity, and commitment that elevates the group and captivates listeners."

- David Wallace, D.M.A.

Chair, String Department, Berklee College of Music