Priscilla Herreid plays recorders, period oboes, and a multitude of renaissance wind instruments with some of the finest ensembles in the US and abroad. She is principal oboist of Boston Baroque, Tempesta di Mare, The Sebastians, and New York Baroque Inc., and can be seen playing renaissance winds with Piffaro, accompanying silent films with Hesperus, and singing the Latin mass in New York City. She performs regularly with The Handel + Haydn Society and Trinity Baroque Orchestra, and has appeared with Philharmonia Baroque, Boston Early Music Festival Orchestra, Venice Baroque, Portland Baroque, American Bach Soloists, The Gabrieli Consort, Tenet, the Dark Horse Consort, and The City Musick. She was part of the onstage band for the Broadway productions of Twelfth Night and Richard III, and is a founding member of the quartet New World Recorders.
Priscilla is former director of the Early Music Ensemble at Temple University, and frequently coaches renaissance and baroque ensembles at Yale University and The Juilliard School. This summer she teaches renaissance winds and recorder at the Amherst and Madison Early Music Festivals, and baroque oboe at the Oberlin Baroque Performance Institute.
Priscilla's playing has been called “downright amazing" by the Philadelphia Inquirer, and the New York Times has praised her “soaring recorder, gorgeously played..." She is a graduate of Temple University and The Juilliard School.