About Us

Who we are: Amherst Early Music is the largest presenter of Early Music workshops in North America. We create learning opportunities for amateur and pre-professional students to study with leading musicians in the field of Early Music. Annually, we present the Amherst Early Music Festival in July at Connecticut College, a Winter Weekend Workshop on Martin Luther King Weekend in Philadelphia, a Spring Weekend Workshop on or near Memorial Day weekend in Litchfield CT, and a Fall Weekend Workshop on or near Columbus Day weekend in Manhattan, New York City.

Amherst Early Music, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation.  All donations are tax-deductible.  We are listed on GuideStar.org

Marilyn Boenau, Executive Director

Sally Merriman, Administrator

Board of Directors:

Richard Pace, President

Mary Maarbjerg, Treasurer 

Ellen Farrell, Clerk

Mary Briggs

Peter Faber

Karen Kruskal

Maynard Makman

Chester Pearlman

Marc Simpson

Nancy Tooney

Contact Information:

Amherst Early Music
P.O. Box 229
Arlington, MA 02476
phone: (781) 488-3337
fax: (408) 547-1464