Maya McCourt is an inventive and intuitive cellist and vocalist. Switching between elegant cello and swinging single-bass, Maya spans genres to play both solo and with a number of bands and singer-songwriters, including Dana Immanuel and the Stolen Band, Various Guises, Tom Hyatt, among others. Maya has also featured on a wide range of recordings, and has been played on BBC Radio 3, BBC Radio 2 and BBC Radio 6.

“Maya plays the cello like an electric guitar. Or a flute. Or a voice. Or, if you want, a cello. She’s one of the most versatile and inventive players out there.” – Jack Harris

To inquire about having Maya play or sing on a recording, or book Maya for a performance get in touch via

Maya also works with Soundcastle Community Music.