Cases

This section includes cases/covers for cellos and bows.  Measure your cello, set your budget, and let us explain the factors that should contribute to your final decision. 

Bam Performance Bag

Bam's Performance Bag for cello weighs 6 pounds, has comfy non-slip shoulder straps, large music pocket on back, bow compartment and gig pocket on front.  Water-resistant exterior with special zipper protection.  Soft, dense, thermal lining with leather bridge zone protection inside and out.  Red, Caramel and Black.

  • Price 258.00

Bobelock Soft Bags

Bobelock padded cello bags are available in five sizes from 1/8 ($80) to 4/4 ($135).  Pricing varies with size, and color availability is unpredictable.  We have had black, blue, wine, green, pink, purple and unique shades now and then.  The nylon cover resists water, and the foam padding protects the cello from everyday bumps.   There's a music pocket on the back, accessory pocket and padded bow compartment on the front, and comfy adjustable backpack straps.

  • Price 135.00

Pedi Bow Case

Pedi tubular bow case holds two bows, has space in the lid for rosin, zips closed.  The adjustable shoulder carry strap can be tightened flat to the exterior.  Rigid, well padded, with luggage tag attached, it's a reliable way to travel or fly with your bows.  Brown leather with black trim, or Black leather with brown trim.

  • Price $105

Bobelock Slim

Bobelock's Slimline fiberglass cello case is a slimmer, more sculpted version of the standard 2000W and weighs 13.8 pounds.   Notice in photo 2 the slimmer profile.  There are no wheels, it has a side handle, only one shoulder handle. The interior features a velour suspension lining, 2 bow holders, string pocket, velcro neck strap, elastic scroll loop.   Cellos should have upper bouts no larger than 14.25", lower bouts no larger than 17.25" to fit in the case.   Color availability varies.

  • Price $495

Bobelock 2000W

Bobelock's fiberglass cello case is one of the best values for price and protection. The trade-off is weight, this case weighing 15 pounds. The interior features full suspension, two bow holders, string pocket and velcro neck strap. There is one side handle, one at each shoulder, and one just for wheeling. One webbed shoulder strap is included. Color availability varies.  Standard case fits cellos with upper bouts to 14.25", lower bouts to 17.5"
XL fits cellos with upper bouts to 15", lower bouts to 18" and weighs 16 pounds.

  • Price $525

Tonareli Commuter

The new Commuter cello case has a composite shell of carbon fiber, polycarb and aviation foam for strength, scratch resistance and light weight (10.5 pounds).  Foam pads suspend the cello under the strongest structural parts of the cello: neck and bottom blocks.  Interior adjustable side pads attach on velcro track for custom fit.  This case is a good fit for some short-pattern cellos (Guad) as the neck pad is movable, and the shape of the scroll compartment gives C peg clearance. There's a string pocket, 2 bow holders.  7 spring-loaded overcam latches provide a good seal.  One side handle, one shoulder handle, shoulder straps with safety wires.  BLUE, SILVER

  • Price $600

Bam Classic

Bam's CLASSIC is their most economical cello case.  It  has a strong single-layer ABS shell which is very resistant to shocks.   Injected foam suspension cushions support the strongest structural parts of the cello: the neck block and bottom block.   There is some flexibility in the case when standing open, but the rigidity and protection when the case is closed and latched is what matters most.   The Classic should fit cellos up to 36cm upper bouts and 46cm lower bouts, body length 84cm, total length 131 cm but sometimes contours of a cello and case may not conform.   This case features 8 latches which provide a weather-tight seal. Handles are rubber coated. The interior features a music pocket, string pocket, neck strap and scroll loop with clasp, 2 velcro bow holders.  Includes 2 padded non-slip shoulder straps.  2-year limited warranty  SILVER, BLACK, POPPY   11.6 pounds 

Classic with wheels has an additional pull handle, weight 12 lbs, add $35 to price.

  • Price $709.00

Artino Mirage

Otto Musica's carbon composite has more CF than the Muse model for lighter weight at 8.4 lbs with backpack straps attached and all removable internal pads installed.  Fit guidelines suggest UB to 37.5cm, LB 47.5, back length 77cm, total length 51.5cm, but body style and contours of your cello may vary from the case's. Side and shoulder handles, 2 interior compartments, 2 double-velcro bow holders, 8 removable velcro-back side pads, fixed bottom suspension pads.  Carbon weave visible on shell.  Comfortable leather-wrapped side and shoulder handles.  Blue in stock, other colors available.

  • Price $900

Musilia S1

Musilia's S1 model weighs 7.8 pounds (3.6 kg)  and is a  hybrid - a blending of carbon fiber and fiberglass to control weight and cost. It fits cellos up to 14.5" upper bouts, 18" lower bouts with a series of movable interior pads.   Back length should not exceed 29.5".   To better fit shorter body lengths, there are adjustable padded brackets at the bottom, and this can provide a good fit for many 7/8 cellos.    Two bow holders are in the lid. There are 2 handles (1 side, 1 shoulder) and aluminum brackets instead of traditional D-rings through which shoulder straps are threaded. Seven latches close the watertight valance. The case is very stable when standing open, aligns easily for closing.  External height is 53", widest part 20", depth back to bridge is 12.5"

  • Price $1080

Bam Shamrock

Bam's Shamrock is the least expensive of the HighTech series, and one of the lightest cases available with wheels.    All cases have a black textured back with a colored smooth lid, a single side handle.  The shell is triple-ply ABS with a foam core offering outstanding protection at 8 pounds.  Injected high-density foam suspension pads support the strongest parts of the cello at the neck block and bottom block.  Two bow holders, string pocket, neck strap and scroll loop with clasps complete the interior.  Rigid when standing, aligns and closes easily with 5 latches.   A set of very comfy and secure non-slip shoulder straps are included.  Interior fits most cellos up 37cm UB, 45cm LB, body length 80cm, total length 125cm.  Montagnana patterns and other cellos with less than 6" between upper and lower corners will not fit.   Orangey, Anise, Black, Blue, White lid colors. 

With wheels and pull handle, case weight is 8.5 pounds.  Add $50 to price

  • Price $1049

Bam New Tech

Bam's New Tech has a strong double-layer ABS composite shell with anti-scratch film. Inside is an an Airex skeleton (note the raised gridwork in photos) for additional shock protection.   It is rigid and stable when standing, 5 latches close for a water-tight seal.    Injected foam suspension cushions support the strongest structural parts of the cello: neck block and bottom block.  It fits most cellos up to 37cm UB,  45cm LB, body length 79cm, total length 124 cm.    The interior features 2 bow holders, neck and scroll straps with clasp, string pocket.  Two non-slip, padded shoulder straps are included.   BLACK, ULTRAMARINE, MINT  Weight 11.6 pounds.

Adding wheels & integrated pull handle adds $115 to price.  Weight 12 pounds

  • Price 1185.00

Bam Flight Cover

Bam's Flight cover is used in conjunction with your own 4/4 Bam cello case to increase protection when you have to check your cello with baggage for flight. It's constructed of a shock-absorbing elastomer ABS shell over 2" of high-density polyurethane foam.    When you arrive at your destination, unzip and remove the flight cover and you have your own case for everyday use.  Exterior dimensions are 137x53x43cm, interior 138x53.5x35cm.  9.1kg   The cover has integrated wheels with soft grip handle at the base of the neck for easy rolling. Bam's flight cover fits all Bam case models.  The fit is snug, but they fit.   Oversize surcharge applies to shipping. 

  • Price 873.00

Gewa Air Cello

Gewa's Air Cello case features a strong thermoplastic shell, injected foam bonded to interior suspension lining. An aluminum strip runs down the face of the case for increased rigidity at bridge zone. The unusual interior features an adjustable sling to customize fit.   Leather side and shoulder handles.  There's an integrated combination lock.  Weight 10 lbs  Generous interior - especially for length.  WHITE/Blue.   Watch this video  https://youtu.be/-63tnsfBvPQ

  • Price $1,900

Musilia S2

Musilia's model S2 carbon fiber cello case weighs 6.8 pounds. Seven latches seal the redesigned valance for watertight protection. The interior features an adjustable bottom platform so you can raise or lower the cello to position the half-round and shoulders perfectly in the upper back suspension cushion. Side pads can be moved along a velcro track to best position your cello so there is no lateral movement. An accessories pocket is positioned along the center bouts. The lid houses two bow holders. Depending on pad placement, this case can fit cellos up to 36cm upper bouts, 45cm lower bouts, total length 131cm. Backback straps are included and thread through aluminum holders in place of traditional D-rings

  • Price $1665.00

Bam High Tech 4.4

BAM HIGH TECH 4.4 is an oversize case with an adjustable interior to fit most 4/4 size cellos up to 39cm UB, 48 cm LB, body length 79 cm, total length 126cm.   A triple-ply ABS shell over an Airex foam core provides superior thermal and shock resistance.  Rubber antiwear patches protect the bridge zone and back.  It is very stable when standing and easily closes with 5 latches for a weathertight seal.  The interior features dense foam suspension pads that support the strongest parts of the cello: neck and bottom blocks.  The pad at the neck block is on a velcro track and can be moved to fit the body length perfectly.  Additional velcro-back pads are included for a secure side fit.   There are neck and scroll straps with clasp, elastic endpin loop, two bow holders, a string pocket and removable music pocket inside.   Weight 4.4kg (9.8 lbs)  Wheels are not an option.    A set of non-slip padded shoulder straps attach with locking carabiners.  Silver textured finish or Black carbon look

  • Price $1727

Bam High Tech 3.5 Compact

HIGH TECH COMPACT weighs 7.75 lbs and fits cellos up to 14.25" UB, 17.5" LB.   A strong ABS shell over an Airex foam core provides superior thermal and impact protection. The interior has broad, dense foam suspension pads under the neck and bottom blocks and features  two bow holders, an accessory pocket at the C bouts, a scroll loop and neck strap with clip rather than velcro. Two padded non-slip backpack straps with locking carabiners (mountain climber grade) are included.   TWEED, SILVER CARBON, BLACK LAZURE, BLACK CARBON

  • Price $1727.00

Bam High Tech 2.9 Slim

Bam's Slim HT is the slimmest, most compact ultralight cello case with a thermal and shock-resistant Airex core beneath its strong ABS shell. Weight is 2.9kg (just over 6 lbs).  The interior has two fixed position dense foam suspension cushions, 2 bow holders, a string pocket, elastic endpin loop.  The neck and scroll strap fasten with a clasp.  Two padded non-slip shoulder straps are included and attach with locking carabiners.  UB 14.25", LB 17.5"  While the case is extremely protective, the close sculpting of the case to the cello reduces the buffer zone between the cello and the outside world.  It is also advised to check the cello laying down to see whether the neck/scroll angle is too extreme to fit without resting on the scroll compartment.

  • Price $2287

Bam High Tech 2.9 Panther

Panther in another specialty material in the HighTech 2.9 series.  All features of the case remain the same as the original 2.9 Slim, but the exterior has a soft-touch texture. Weight 7.6 lbs so you are getting superior protection with the 3-ply shell, Airex foam core, broad/dense suspension pads placed beneath the strongest structural components of the cello. 

  • Price $2463.00

Bam La Defense

La Defense is part of the HighTech Slim 2.9 series, but features a stronger brushed aluminum-look ABS shell over Airex foam core.  Dense foam pads suspend the cello at the neck and bottom blocks, where the cello is strongest structurally, affording the most protection at a weight of 8.2 lbs.  Fit guidelines suggest UB up to 38cm, LB to 46cm, body 78cm, total interior length 124 cm.  We will go over precise fit for your specific cello's dimensions.  Single side handle, two bow holders, set of backpack straps, weatherproof seal when all 5 latches are closed.

  • Price $2463.00

Bam L'Etoile

L'Etoile is a High Tech Slimline case distinguished by its leather front and brushed aluminum-look back.  The shell is 3-ply ABS over an Airex form core for superior protection at 3.6kg, or just about 8 pounds.  These materials are strong, shock-resistant, and afford thermal protection.  The interior of the case features neck and scroll loops with clasp, 2 bow holders, string pocket, endpin loop.  The upper suspension pad, which cradles the half-round at the neck block, moves on a velcro track so to customize how the case fits your cello's body length.  The case is stable when standing, closes easily, and its 5 latches assure a weathertight seal.    Every Bam comes with two non-slip, comfortable shoulder straps. 

  • Price $2831.00

Bam Straps

Bam straps (set of 2) are  padded, non-slip, comfortable, adjustable, and safe.  High quality carabiners have threaded locks.   They are included with every new Bam case but can be purchased and used on any case with D-rings.  If you are 5' 4" or under, with a 4/4 case, we recommend the short set of straps so the case rides higher on your back. 

Regular straps:  34" - 44"

Short straps:  30" - 39"

  • Price $56

Musilia Backpack Kit

Backpack kit for use with Musilia cases. (System does not use clips or carabiners that attach to D-rings)

  • Price 150.00

Bam Padded Music Pocket

Bam's padded music pocket has straps that attach to the D-rings on the exterior neck and sides of your Bam case. A zippered pocket fits sheet music and the pad softens the case against your back. It can also be used as a seat cushion if you have a hard chair. Dimensions are 17x15x2.5 inches. Weight 1.5 pounds.

  • Price 112.00