Ilya Shneyveys (Latvia; multi-instrumentalist, composer, arranger)

plays many different instruments (including accordion, piano, guitar, percussion and flutes) in a variety of styles, ranging from pop music to free improvisation.
Since 2003, he has been involved with Yiddish music, studying, performing and teaching at international klezmer workshops and festivals in Latvia, Russia, Germany, UK and Canada.
He is a founding member of the Riga-based band Forshpil and a member of the international Queen Esther Klezmer Trio, as well as other projects.