Zoe Weiss performs extensively on Baroque cello and viola da gamba in the greater Boston area and beyond. Originally from Ithaca, New York, she fell in love with early music at Oberlin Conservatory where she studied viol and Baroque cello with Catharina Meints. She completed a Master of Music degree at Boston University studying with Laura Jeppesen and Sarah Freiberg. She is much in demand as a soloist and continuo player and has performed with Long & Away, Exsultemus, L’Academie, Les Délices, The Buxtehude Consort, Cambridge Concentus (with whom she toured Japan under the direction of Joshua Rifkin) and Consort Conspiracy (of which she is a founding member and co-artistic director). She has directed performances of Purcell’s The Fairy Queen and the Masque of Cupid & Death and is co-artistic director of Helios Early Opera.