Gay-Yee Westerhoff

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Gay-Yee Westerhoff
Gay-Yee Westerhoff - Metrocentre 2009.jpg
Gay-Yee Westerhoff of Bond performing at the Metrocentre in Gateshead, 2009
Background information
Born14 June 1973 (1973-06-14) (age 46)
Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England
InstrumentsCello (acoustic and electric), bass guitar and piano
Associated actsbond

Gay-Yee Westerhoff (born 14 June 1973,[1] in Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England), is the Chinese-English cellist of the all female string quartet, Bond.[2]

She studied A-level music at Wyke College in Hull and holds an Honours Degree in music from Trinity College of Music in London.[3] Westerhoff has performed with groups and musicians including Primal Scream, Spice Girls, Talvin Singh, Embrace, Sting, Bryan Adams, Barry Manilow and Vanessa-Mae.

On 3 January 2012 Westerhoff and her boyfriend of several years Russell Sapp welcomed the birth of a baby boy, Ulysses.


  1. ^ "Bonding over babies". The Star Online. 20 October 2011. Westerhoff, 38
  2. ^ "Gay-Yee Westerhoff". Perfect People. Archived from the original on 2014-05-04.
  3. ^ "Life after Wyke". Wyke College. Retrieved 2011-09-03.

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