July 10-17, and July 17-24, 2016
Connecticut College, New London, CT
Welcome to the Amherst Early Music Festival! The largest teaching Early Music Festival in North America, we offer classes for early music enthusiasts, from amateur to pre-professional, and professional. Classes in Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque topics allow you to expand your knowledge, increase your proficiency on your instrument, and enjoy playing and listening to music with the wonderful students, faculty, and staff that are the Amherst Early Music Festival. Two weeks of classes run Monday thru Friday each week. Evenings and weekends feature a Concert Series, Lectures, informal English Country Dance sessions, the Music and Instrument Exhibition, the AEM Auction, and student performances including a fully staged Baroque Opera.
|Week 1 - July 10-17, 2016||Voice, recorder, viol, violin, cello, Renaissance reeds, flute, oboe, bassoon, harpsichord, historical dance, early notation||Special Auditioned programs: Baroque Academy & Opera, Choral Workshop, Recorder Boot Camp|
|Week 2 - July 17-24, 2016||Voice, recorder,viol, flute, frame drum, English country dance, Renaissance brass and reeds, harpsichord, early notation||Special Auditioned Programs: Ensemble Singing Intensive, Virtuoso Recorder, Recorder Seminar|
Housing Registration - coming soon!
Percussion & Recorders
Ensemble Singing Intensive
Recorder Special Programs
Scholarships and Workstudy
Room and Board