Lute Society of America East

July 9-16, 2023

Muhlenberg College
2400 Chew Street
Allentown, PA 18104
United States


Register for Lute Society of America's LSA East, at the Amherst Early Music Festival!

A full week of lute classes with lute faculty Ronn McFarlane, Christopher Morrongiello, Grant Herreid, and Jason Priset. Experience the camaraderie of the Lute Society of America at the Amherst Early Music Festival. Don't miss out, sign up now!
Register for Central Program, week 2 and you will receive a link to choose your classes!

Festival Overview

See all the Central Program Classes

Register here! (Choose Central Program, Week 2)


Concert: Thursday, July 13 - Lute Society of America & New London Assembly

A Banquet of Music and Dance: Mixed consort music and English country dance
Directed by Jason Priset, Brad Foster, and Cécile Laye, with Emily Eagen, soprano, and Michael Barrett, tenor
A two-part program with Instrumental music played on lute, bandorra, cittern, bass viol, violin, and bass flute, and additional pieces for soprano and tenor voice. A group of English country dancers will perform 17th century dances accompanied by violins and piano.

LSA East Class Listings by Faculty

Jason Priset


Grant Voice & Lute
Jason Lute

Festival FAQs

Union College
807 Union Street, Schenectady, NY 12308
Close to a major airport (15+ minutes from Albany International Airport), accessible by Amtrak (station is 1 mile from Union College) and Megabus, Union College is 3 hours away by car from NYC and Boston, and 4 hours from Montreal.

The meal card is $228 and covers one week of meals starting with dinner on Sunday, June 30, (July 7 for second week) thru breakfast on Sunday, July 7, (July 14 for second week). A la carte meal prices are $7.25, $10.25, and $11.00 for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

All standard rooms are air-conditioned with private baths. Budget rate housing is not air-conditioned, with hall baths. Basic linens (sheets, pillow, and towels) are included with all housing. Beds are twin, extra long.