Evie Coplan is a highly versatile cellist. Born in Dorset, Evie started learning the cello aged five and has received tuition by some of the finest cellists. Evie was a music scholar at Bryanston School and subsequently studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama with Professors Tim Lowe and Tim Gill. Evie has participated in masterclasses at the International Cello Gathering with Adrian Brendel, Louise Hopkins and Pierre Doumenge and in a masterclass with Natalie Clein as part of the Purbeck Music Festival.
Evie has worked with prestigious artists such as Sir Mark Elder, Roberto González-Monjas, Nicholas Colon, VOCES8 and Liane Carroll. Evie has performed in venues including Barbican Hall, Old Royal Naval College, the Fidelio Cafe and Milton Court. Major solo performances have taken place at Poole Lighthouse Concert Hall and St John’s Smith Square and recitals have been given as part of the Poole Arts Association Recital Series and as the Young Artist for the Wessex Festival.
Evie is a founding member of The De Kooning Ensemble, one of London’s up and coming piano quartets. The Ensemble were recipients of the Ivan Sutton Prize 2021 and have been invited to perform around the UK. Evie also has a passion for contemporary music and has recorded film music at Abbey Road Studios, solo cello tracks for Sadler’s Wells and piano trio music for the National Theatre (London).
Evie plays an 1820s Thomas Kennedy Cello.