VCello Music Publications (since 1984 -

The Virtuoso Obbligato
Aria Collection

arias  for voice, cello obbligato, piano/harpsichord/organ
from opera, oratorio, & musical theatre


 "Brava! important contribution for all cellists."
Nathan Stutch, NY Philharmonic
Retired Associate Principal Cello

"An indispensable collection of neglected material
for the professional cellist."
Laszlo Varga, NY Philharmonic
Retired Principal Cellist (1924-2014)

"You ought to be proud at having assembled
a large catalog
of really useful repertory
for voice, cello,and piano."

Eric Dalheim, University of Illinois
Professor Emeritus of Accompanying
& Vocal Literature (b. 1932 - d.2011)

"The arrangements are first rate in variety
and quality, imaginative,
and musically legitimate."

Maestro Paul Vermel

"I am a soprano & the cellist is principal with the
Toledo Symphony. We used your Credete & Mein Glaubiges
editions for a Bach to Baroque Program at the Toledo Museum
of Art where I arrange a concert series for
the year.
They worked out great."
Teresa Clark, Ohio

Cellobration Editions
music for cello ensembles & cello solo

HFO Video - Popper Requiem Sextet, W.T. Mifune Edition


"Thank you so much. You have no idea how much I appreciate
how much you are helping
with my problem. I definitely believe you
know how  helpful your services are, as these situations

are not uncommon! And being a working cellist yourself,
I can't imagine  how many times you have run into it."

Rebecca Price, KY

"The music arrived today. We are very pleased!
Compared to some music we have ordered 

[from other persons], your editions are  superior
in every way! It's been a pleasure  doing business with you."
Shirley Marecak, Evergreen Chamber Orchestra, Colorado

"A few years back Nancy & a cellist gave a joint recital.
We were happy to find and use several of your arrangements."
Maestro Edward Alley for late, celebrated mezzo-soprano
Nancy Williams ("Trouble in Tahiti", "Benvenuto Cellini")

"Displays virtuosity and artistry"

"Thank you for such great service."
Rose Hensley University of Cincinnati
Conservatory of Music Ensembles

Owner/Director/Editor/Cellist - Barbara Hedlund 
Bass-Baritone - Ronald Hedlund   Pianist - Eric Dalheim
Finale Specialists
Daniel Steven Crafts
Joseph Turrin,
Mark Zanter

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