Performing widely on the viola da gamba and Baroque cello as both a soloist and chamber musician, Zoe Weiss believes passionately in music’s ability to forge human connections. A founding member of LeStrange Viols, Science Ficta, and the Folk Baroque Trio, Zoe also performs regularly with the Oberlin Consort of Viols and the Smithsonian Consort of Viols. Zoe is a PhD candidate in musicology at Cornell University where she is writing her dissertation on networks of human and musical relationships within the Elizabethan In Nomine repertoire. A devoted teacher, Zoe has been a Don M. Randel teaching fellow at Cornell and an instructor for the Cornell Prison Education Program. .