Biography

Cécile Grüebler studied cello with Thomas Grossenbacher at the Zurich University of the Arts and with Truls Mørk at the Norwegian Academy of Music in Oslo and attended master classes with David Geringas, Frans Helmerson, Ivan Monighetti, Wolfgang Boettcher, Wen-Sinn Yang and Claude Starck. Engagements as a solo artist with orchestra and as a member of chamber music ensembles led Cécile Grüebler on tour: she appeared as a soloist with the Jiangsu Symphony Orchestra in China, with the Hradec Kralove Philharmonic Orchestra in the Czech Republic, with the Munich Camerata in Germany, or with the Camerata Universidad Andrés Bello in Chile. In Switzerland, where she also lives, she gave concerts with the Budweis Philharmonic Orchestra, the Zurich Academic Orchestra, the Symphonic Wind Orchestra of the Swiss Armed Forces and the “TiFiCo” Symphony Orchestra for Film Music.
 
In addition to her work as a classical concert cellist, Cécile Grüebler works as a solo cellist for various national and international studio productions, including in London and Los Angeles. She is a member of the musical company “Quickchange” and part of an ensemble dedicated to the musical accompaniment of silent films and records for theater productions. In 2017 she expanded her existing musical network with a view to future projects in the US during a stay of several months in New York, including establishing a foothold in the local jazz scene. In 2018, she interpreted a film music sequence in the documentary film “Eldorado” on behalf of the Swiss filmmaker Markus Imhoof. In the same year she starred in Vienna as a cellist in Guy Lichtenstein’s short film “Das Probespiel” and also composed the music for the final scene.