Born in Neuilly-sur-Seine in Paris, Floriane Blancke is a harpist, fiddler, pianist, and vocalist who has been embraced into the Irish music circle over the past numbers of years.
She studied Classical music for 10 years in the Conservatoire of Bordeaux before spending a few years studying Jazz and World music in the C.I.A.M Jazz School.
After moving to Ireland from France to pursue a full-time career in Traditional and folk music in 2006, Floriane has performed with luminaries such as Sharon Shannon, John Sheehan (The Dubliners) , Micheal McGoldrick (Mark Knoplfer), Liam O'Maonlai (Hot House Flowers), Steve Whickham (The Waterboys) Frankie Gavin, Steve Cooney, The RTE Concert Orchestra, Contempo Quartet and Dermot Byrne whom she toured with since 2012 and released an acclaimed cd ….
She has shown her versatility in sharing the stage with contemporary artists such as Shane McGowan of the Pogues, Mundy, Joe Henry and Declan O'Rourke whom she is currently touring with his "Chronicles of the great Irish Famine" and the world renowned vocalist Patti Smith.
Her acclaimed first solo album “Kaleidoscope” was released in 2017.
Floriane is also a skilled silversmith trained by renowned Galway based Jeweller Sam Beardon.
She also started her acting debut in 2018 in the Galway Town Hall theatre in the Nicholai Gogol most eponymous play "The Government Inspector" directed by James Riordan.