Early Strings

Amherst Early Music offers classes for early string players at the Winter Weekend Workshop, Memorial Day vielleWeekend Workshop, and the Amherst Early Music Festival. 

Winter Weekend Workshop   January 13-16, 2017

Classes for viol and bass, Baroque violin and cello. 


Memorial Day Weekend Workshop   May 26-29, 2017

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Amherst Early Music Festival   July 9-16, and 16-23, 2017

Baroque Academy offers classes for viola da gamba, violin/viola, cello, violone. 

Central Program offers classes dedicated classes in week I for violin/viola/cello, and in both weeks I and II for viola da gamba. Vielle players will find classes in week II. Both weeks offer a range of classes for mixed instruments/voice that are open to string players