Dinah Beamish is a freelance cellist living in London. She enjoys playing in many different musical genres. Classically, in chamber music recitals and regular work with the Birmingham Royal Ballet, RPO concert and many other orchestras.

In lighter music she has toured with Mark Knopfler, Beverly Craven and The High Llamas in the UK, Europe and America. She regularly plays with Jools Holland and his Rhythm And Blues Orchestra, on his albums and for the BBC New Years Eve show The Hootenanny.

With Brilliant Strings she has played on numerous pop albums including Zero 7. McAlmont and Butler, The Stereophonics, South to name but a few. She has played solo on the albums of The Manic Street Preachers, Eddi Reader and The Veils an up and coming band for whom she wrote the string arrangements.

Dinah has played with the Syd Lawrence Orchestra and Hot Strings and depped on Phantom, Saigon and Oklahoma at the National Theatre.

In addition to freelancing she is currently working on the performance of North Indian classical music on the cello which she intends to use for educational workshops.