Cullen O'Neil

Cullen O’Neil (b. 1997) is a modern and baroque cellist originally from Kalamazoo, MI. Performances have brought her across North America and Europe to venues such as Alice Tully Hall, the Kennedy Center, Mariinsky II in St. Petersburg, Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory, Royal Albert Hall as part of the BBC Proms, the Helsinki Musiikkitalo, and the Philharmonie de Paris alongside Les Arts Florissants. She is a founding member of Quartet Salonnières, a New York-based historical quartet which made its New York debut at the GEMS Midtown Series in December.


Cullen recently graduated from the Juilliard School with a master’s degree in historical performance. In 2019 she graduated with degrees in modern cello and music theory from the University of Michigan, where she studied with Richard Aaron. Cullen freelances as a performer in and around New York City, and teaches cello and music theory lessons.