Carol Thorns


South Africa’s leading electric cellist Carol Thorns is known as a pioneer in the electric string genre.  Her world-wide performances include opening for Vanessa Mae, performing for J Lo and sharing a stage with John Legend.

This chameleon of cello-playing has designed a series of extraordinary concepts elevating the cello to new heights: The Bubble, The Galaxy Dress, The Blossom Dress, CODA Africa and Rosanthorn Trio under her company Red Cello Productions (www.redcello.co.za).

Her solo album Fireflies in The Rain was nominated for a South African Music Award for Best Instrumental Album and her solo show Red Cello Electrified was awarded a 4 out of 5 star rating at the biggest Arts Festival in the world, The Edinburgh Fringe.

A Cum Laude Bachelor of Music Graduate, award-winning recording artist and top corporate event performer, Carol Thorns is in great demand both locally and internationally.