Adrienne Hyde is a multi-instrumentalist specializing in historical performance practices on the cello and viola da gamba. She performs regularly in the NYC area as a member of various continuo sections playing the baroque cello, bass viol, lirone, and bass violin.
She graduated from the Eastman School of Music, and is completing her Master’s degrees in Baroque Cello and Viola da Gamba at the Juilliard School on full scholarship. At Juilliard she is a Morse Teaching Artist, a Music Advancement Program Fellow, and a Gluck Community Service Fellow, through which she teaches in NYC public schools and mentors young cellists, and provides musical service to her community. She has studied with renowned pedagogues Alan Harris, Christel Theilmann, Paul O’Dette, Sarah Cunningham, Phoebe Carrai, and Bill Christie.
This summer she joined the Carmel Bach Festival as a Young Artist, performing with the Diderot Quartet and Peter Hanson, concertmaster of Orchestre Revolutionnaire et Romantique. This season she appears with American Baroque Orchestra, Trinity Wall Street, Philharmonia Baroque, Repast Baroque, the Sebastians, and in recital at the Helicon Foundation.
She is a passionate artistic administrator for the Valissima Institute, a conducting training program for young women committed to gender equity in classical music.