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. 

Memorial Day Weekend Workshop, May 22-25, 2015 

Directed by Valerie Horst, and featuring Han Tol.  Viol faculty Bob Eisenstein, Wendy Gillespie, and Larry Lipnik.

Amherst Early Music Festival, July 5-12, and 12-19, 2015

Week One: Viol classes with Paolo Pandolfo.

Viol consort classes with Nathan Bontrager, Loren Ludwig, and Lisa Terry.

Full day program for Baroque violin and cello:

9:00-10:30 Violin master class with Aisslinn Nosky; cello master class with Sarah Freiberg

11:00-12:15 Collegium

1:45-3:00 String ensemble with Peter Lekx

3:30-4:45 Concerti con molti Strumenti, music of Vivaldi and others: Baroque orchestra with Gwyn Roberts; Baroque ensembles

Week Two: Viol Excelsior Program. Julie Elhard, John Mark Rozendaal, Nathan Bontrager, Loren Ludwig. See the complete faculty list!

Winter Weekend Workshop, January 2016 tba

Classes for viol and bass, Baroque violin and cello.