Priscilla Herreid plays period oboes, recorders, and a multitude of renaissance wind instruments with some of the finest ensembles in the US and abroad. A longtime member of Piffaro, the Renaissance Band, Priscilla is now Artistic Director, beginning her leadership of the preeminent ensemble in the 2022-2023 season. Other appearances include The Handel + Haydn Society, Trinity Baroque Orchestra, The Metropolitan Opera, Tenet Vocal Artists, The Newberry Consort, The Boston Early Music Festival Orchestra, Portland Baroque, Venice Baroque, Les Delices, The Waverly Consort, The Gabrieli Consort, The City Musick, Philharmonia Baroque, Boston Baroque, New York Baroque Inc., The Sebastians, and Mr. Jones and the Engines of Destruction. She also accompanies silent films with Hesperus, sings the Latin Mass around New York City, and was part of the onstage band for the Broadway productions of Twelfth Night and Richard III.
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. She teaches baroque oboe at the Oberlin Baroque Performance Institute and renaissance winds and recorder at the Madison and Amherst Early Music Festivals.

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.