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’s new band, Salt Moon, features original compositions woven with innovative arrangements on cello, electric guitar and double bass.

“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.