Sanne Möricke (Holland/Germany; accordion)

is one of the most highly sought after klezmer accordionists. She first studied ethnomusicology in Amsterdam, before taking up accordion studies at the Sweelinck conservatory and specializing in Yiddish instrumental music since 1992, as well as music from south-eastern Europe.

Sanne Möricke was the musical director and co-founder of DI KALLES (NL), probably the first-ever all-female klezmer band. In 1996 the internationally acclaimed duo Khupe was founded with Christian Dawid. Since 2002, she performs for the international group, Sukke (UK/NL/D). She was asked to join the ensemble of renowned trumpeter/singer Susan Hoffman Watts for a project in 2006. In 2008 she joined the Bremen group Klezgoyim. She also has experience as a theatre musician.

Sanne is a regular guest of the Cracow Festival of Jewish Culture. She has been teaching and performing at many international festivals and seminars such as KlezKamp, Klezmer Paris, Klezmore Vienna, KlezFest London and Yiddish Summer Weimar.

Sanne Möricke has performed with numerous international artists, such as Frank London's Klezmer Brass Allstars (USA), Lorin Sklamberg, Susan Hoffman Watts, Michael Alpert, the Strauss/Warschauer Duo, Veretski Pass (all USA), Konsonans Retro (UA/D/GB), and Sema (TR).