Eric Moulder is Piva’s founder and director of music.  

His passion for early music was inspired by the late David Munrow, amongst others. 

He has been an early woodwind player for many years and has performed with a number of ensembles. 

He is an internationally renowned maker and researcher in the field of historic woodwind instruments from the Renaissance period and his instruments are played by leading professional musicians and amateurs alike. He also provides many of the instruments played by Piva as well as being responsible for creating many of the group’s musical arrangements.

In Piva, Eric plays curtal, crumhorn, rauschpfeife, shawm, bagpipe and recorder