Festival Travel Info!

Getting to the Amherst Early Music Festival

The 2022 Festival will be at Northampton Community College, Main Campus,
3835 Green Pond Road, Bethlehem, PA 18020.


If you plan to drive, there is plenty of free parking on campus. We encourage those offering or looking for a ride to post on AEM's Friends of Amherst Early Music Facebook page.


Trans-Bridge Lines runs bus service from Port Authority Bus Terminal in NYC and from Newark Airport. Get off at William Penn Park & Ride @ Junction Route 33 and William Penn Highway (Emrick Blvd.) 

Amtrak runs a bus from Philadelphia to Allentown, which is about 11 miles from campus.


The Lehigh Valley Airport (ABE) is about 8 miles from campus.


There are local buses, but the easiest way to finish your journey is to take an Uber, Lyft, or taxi to campus. Click here for other options.


August 7-14, and 14-21, 2022

The Amherst Early Music Festival is two weeks of classes, with lectures, concerts, madrigal singing, English country dancing, drop-in playing sessions, the AEM Auction, and socializing with early music enthusiasts from all over the US and beyond.

Festival Overview
See the list of faculty, and concert series info!

Festival Registration
Tuition is $675 per week, see page for room & board options.

Central Program
See the list of classes here!

We hope you'll join us!

Recorder consort at the Festival