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

Spring 2020

Click on 'Auditions' to the left to join us.  Early Music ensembles and lessons are open to students (often for academic credit), faculty, staff and the community.

Upcoming Concerts Spring 2020:

Watch this space for more events and more details soon!

Mount Holyoke Baroque Ensemble:

Music by Rameau, Couperin and Marais

Friday, January 31st, 7:00 PM

McCulloch Auditorium, Pratt Hall, Mount Holyoke College

Robert Eisenstein, viola da gamba

Adrianne Greenbaum, traverso

Larry Schipull, harpsichord 

Five College Collegium

Music from Renaissance Florence for voices, winds and strings

Wednesday April 15th, 7:30 PM

Abbey Chapel, Mount Holyoke College

Euridice Baroque Ensemble

German, French and Italian music for strings

Thursday April 16th, 7:30 PM

Bezanson Recital Hall, University of Massachusetts


If you are interested in joining us in singing or playing in Collegium, Voces Feminae, Baroque Orchestra, Medieval Ensemble or studying an early instrument, come see us at Painless Audition/Information Sessions.  Times and places for Spring 2020 are posted and visible by clicking on "Auditions" to the left.

All Early Music Program concerts are free and open to the public

For Further Information, contact the Early Music Office at 538-2079


or e-mail reisenst@mtholyoke.edu