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. 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


Marilyn Boenau, Executive Director

Sally Merriman, Administrator

Board of Directors:

Richard Pace, President

Mary Maarbjerg, Treasurer

Ellen Farrell, Clerk

Mary Briggs

Theodore Cheek

Peter Faber

Karen Kruskal

Maynard Makman

Marine Musaelian

Peter Sargent

Contact Information: Amherst Early Music, 35 Webster Street, Nathaniel Allen House Suite 206, West Newton MA 02465

phone: (781) 488-3337 email: info@amherstearlymusic.org