Five College Consortium

Early Music Program

Early Music Program

A faculty of distinguished performers and scholars at the Five Colleges, together with the program director, make it possible for students to participate in a wide variety of experiences in the study and performance of music of the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, and the Baroque Era.

See "Events" for a current listing of concerts

Fall 2016

Click on 'Auditions' to the left to see our schedule of times and places for Painless Auditions and information the first week of school. Times for Spring 2017 will be posted soon.

Click on 'Events' to learn more about these upcoming concerts

Euridice Baroque Chamber Orchestra

Italian music for strings including works by Frescobaldi, Legrenzi, Corelli, Geminiani and Albinoni

November 17th, 7:30 PM

Bezanson Recital Hall

Five College Collegium

Mass for Four Voices by William Byrd, motets by Thomas Tallis, Wind Band and string music from Spain, Flanders and Elizabethan and Jacobean England. A new work by Yumiko Matsuoka for viols, lute and choir- "Rounded with a Sleep"

November 30, 7:30 PM

Grace Episcopal Church, Amherst

Voces Feminae

Murder, Mayhem and a bit of Christmas

December 11, 7 PM

Sweeney Concert Hall, Smith College