Cello Sizing Guide

Cello Sizing Guide

How to measure for a cello

  • Sit up straight on a chair, your feet must be touching the floor.
  • Set the endpin of the cello to around 12 inches.
  • Now at a 45 degree angle, let the cello rest against your chest.
  • The top of the cello must rest at the center of your chest.
  • The C string peg must be near your left ear.
By Age By Height
Ages 4 and younger110 sizeIf 18 is too large
Ages 4 to 618 size4 ft. and smaller
Ages 5 to 714 size4 ft. and smaller
Ages 7 to 1112 size4 ft. to 4.5 ft.
Ages 11 to 1534 size4.5 ft. to 5 ft.
Ages 15 and older44 size5 ft. and taller