Priscilla Smith

Priscilla has performed with The Waverly Consort, Early Music New York, Portland Baroque Orchestra, Musica Angelica, Trinity (Wall St.) Baroque Orchestra, The Handel & Haydn Society, Ex Umbris, Concert Royal, Baroque Band, the Clarion Society, Juilliard Baroque, and Orchester Wiener Akademie. She has toured the United States, Europe and South America, and as a member of Piffaro, has collaborated with such groups as the Concord Ensemble, Capilla Flamenca, Psallentes, The Crossing, The Newberry Consort, The Folger Consort, Parthenia, and ARTEK.
As soprano and multi-instrumentalist, Smith has premiered works of Mario Davidovsky, Kile Smith, Matthew Greenbaum, Mena Hanna, and Frank Brickle. Her performances have been called “spirited” by the New York Times and “particularly fine” by the Washington Post. Priscilla is a graduate of Temple University, where she was a modern oboe student of Louis Rosenblatt, and The Juilliard School, where she was a baroque oboe student of Gonzalo Ruiz. She is on the faculty of Temple University, where she directs the Early Music Ensemble. For more information visit
  • Recorders
  • Shawm
  • Renaissance bagpipe
  • Crumhorn
  • Soprano