About Us

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. In addition to online classes, we present the Amherst Early Music Festival at Connecticut College in July, the Winter Weekend Workshop on Martin Luther King Weekend in Philadelphia, a Spring Weekend Workshop on or near Memorial Day weekend in Litchfield CT, a Spring Break Weekend Workshop in March, in Washington DC, and a Fall Weekend Workshop in October 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

Board Member

Richard Pace, President
Mary Maarbjerg, Treasurer
Theodore Cheek, Clerk
Helen McConnell
Karen Kruskal
Marine Musaelian
Peter Faber
Susan Roessel
William Taylor


Marilyn Boenau, Executive Director
Sally Merriman, Administrator