Five College Music Program

Performance Instruction

Students wanting individual voice or instrumental instruction are usually accommodated on their home campus. 
Key to initials: Amherst College (AC); Hampshire College (HC); Mount Holyoke College (MHC); Smith College (SC); UMass Amherst (UM)

Woodwinds

  • Baroque Flute - MHC, UM
  • Flute - AC, MHC, SC
  • Recorder - SC
  • Clarinet - AC, SC, UM
  • Oboe - AC, SC, UM
  • Saxophone - AC, MHC, SC, UM
  • Dulcian - MHC
  • Bassoon - AC, UM

Brass

  • Trumpet - AC, SC, UM
  • French Horn - AC, MHC, SC, UM
  • Trombone & Euphonium - AC, UM
  • Sackbut - MHC
  • Tuba - UM

Strings

  • Violin - AC, MHC, SC, UM
  • Baroque Violin - MHC
  • Viola - AC, MHC, SC, UM
  • Viola da Gamba, Baroque Cello - MHC, SC
  • Cello - AC, MHC, SC, UM
  • Bass - UM
  • Harp - AC, SC
  • Piano - AC, MHC, SC, UM
  • Organ/Harpsichord/Fortepiano - MHC, SC, UM
  • Guitar/Lute - AC, MHC, SC, UM

PercussionAC, SC, UM

Voice 

  • Bariton - AC
  • Jazz Voice - AC, SC, UM
  • Soprano - AC, MHC, SC
  • Tenor - UM

Conducting

  • choral orchestral - AC, MHC, SC, UM
  • jazz ensemble - SC, UM
  • marching / hoop band - UM
  • orchestral - AC, MHC
  • studio orchestra - UM

Note: Applied Instruction includes full-time, part-time, and adjunct instructors, and additional fees are usually required.