Amherst Early Music

Virtual Instrument Exhibition

Generously sponsored by Karen Wexler

This year's Amherst Early Music Festival VIRTUAL Early Music & Instrument Exhibition features introductory videos created by makers and purveyors of early instruments, music, and accessories from around the globe. Players, parents, and teachers are invited to browse exhibitors below and contact them directly.

The VIRTUAL EXHIBITION will continue through the coming 2020-21 season. Participation is free-of-charge as a service to the early music community.

Exhibitors: Register to share a Introductory Video or express interest in presenting a "Workshop & Instrument tour/Q&A" during the coming season.

Please contact Tracy Cowart at with questions.

2020 Virtual Exhibitors:


Tom Prescott, Prescott Workshop

Tom shows you how to clean and care for your Prescott recorder; part of AEM’s Extended Virtual Exhibition “Instrument Builder Q&A Series”

(603) 643-6442 /

Michael Shonle, Cantux Research LLC

Maker of the eCorder discusses the unique instrument and shows demonstrations by well-known players.

eCorder all-electronic recorder

(617) 839-2858 /

Charles Fischer, Unicorn Music

Charles shows some of his high-end European & American recorder inventory.

Inventory list

(408) 569-2781 /

AEMF 2020 - Maller Baroque Brass Instruments

David L Maller, Maller Baroque Brass Instruments

Pennsylvania maker of historic and modern trumpets and sackbuts shows and discusses his line of instruments.

(814) 944-5020 /


Larry Bowers

West Virginia maker discusses his Baroque and modern violins and violas.

(304) 724-5178 /

AEMF Exhibition 2020 - Perrin & Associates

Carolyn Foulkes, Perrin & Associates Fine Violins

Carolyn Foulkes, luthier, discusses offerings available at Perrin Violins in Baltimore.

(443) 610-1344 /

Gabriela Guadalajara, Gabriela's Baroque

Video showing Gabriela’s building process of a Baroque Cello.

(212) 491-6805 /

E. Hoffer - Historical bows

Maker of Baroque and Classical bows for both the Violin and Viol families invites AEM participants to contact him.

+972507626156 /

Timothy G. Johnson, Luthier

Eastern Connecticut luthier and restorer of historical and modern strings shares his shop, process, and background.

(860) 710-2638 /

AEMF Exhibition 2020 - Gamut Music

Daniel Larson, Gamut Music Inc.

Minnesota luthier (plucked & bowed strings) and and gut string maker

(218) 724-8011 /

AEMF Exhibition 2020 - Sarah W. Peck Violins

Sarah W. Peck Violins

Sarah shows several different instruments and bows on offer.

(347) 520-9123 /

AEMF Exhibition 2020 - Katrien Vandermeersch

Katrien Vandermeersch, Luthier

Belgium-based maker who specializes in the making of the violoncello and the bas de violon gives us a look at her workshop.

0032498109592 /


AEMF Exhibition 2020 - Early Music Shop

Early Music Shop

London purveyor of every type of historical instrument showcases their shop and services.

+44 (0)1274 288100 /

2019 Exhibitors

Browse the websites of additional members of our community below.