Mary Mohanis a multi-instrumentalist who has specialised in early music over the past decade.  She studied cello, flute and conducting at the University of Huddersfield, where she had her first opportunity to try the viol. Mary formed and directs Archaedium, a group that performs music from Medieval Europe, and she has a growing collection of obscure instruments.

In PIVA, Mary plays viol, recorder, crumhorn and percussion.