Eléonore Weill was raised in a musical family in Southern France and spent her youth playing both classical and traditional music at carnivals, weddings, bar mitzvahs, communions and dances. She plays and has performed early and contemporary music, Jewish, Romanian and Occitane folk mu-sic, and various other styles on wooden flutes, piano, and vocals throughout Europe and the Amer-ica. With a focus on klezmer and Yiddish musical traditions, Eléonore has collaborated with musi-cians and ensembles such as Joey Weisenberg, Jake Shulman-Ment, Jenny Romaine, Tsibele, Orchestra Rapsozii Botosanilor, Sanda Weigl, Miquéu Montanaro, Shpilkes, the Baroque Music Center of Versailles, Orchestre National de Toulouse, Les Saqueboutiers, Ensemble Oneiroi, among many others. She holds a master’s degree in ethnomusicology with a specialty in klezmer from the Sorbonne and Columbia University, and has earned performance diplomas from the Paris and Toulouse Conservatories. Eléonore has also studied at Yiddish Weimar, KlezKamp, KlezKanada, and KlezParis, and for a year she lived in Romania studying folk music traditions. She led klezmer workshops in “Yiddish en Cévennes” (France) and KlezKanada, teaching others how to make the tiniest instrument on the planet sing loud enough for the astronauts to hear.