Grant Herreid

Grant Herreid performs frequently on early reeds, brass, strings and voice with Piffaro, Hesperus, and other early music groups around the country. On the faculty at Yale University, he directs their Collegium Musicum and is artistic and music director of the Yale Baroque Opera Project (YBOP). Grant directs the New York Continuo Collective, and has created and directed several early music theatrical shows. A noted teacher and educator, he was the recipient of Early Music America’s Laurette Goldberg award for excellence in early music outreach and education. Grant appeared on Broadway playing hurdy gurdy, lute, theorbo, cittern, and percussion in Shakespeare’s Twelfth Nightand Richard III, starring Mark Rylance and Stephen Fry. He devotes much of his time to exploring the esoteric unwritten traditions of early music with the ensembles Ex Umbris and Ensemble Viscera.