Viola da Gamba Society - New England

The Viola da Gamba Society - New England is a chapter of the Viola da Gamba Society of America (VdGSA). It supports the aims of the VdGSA, with special attention to viola da gamba activities in New England. These aims are to promote interest in the Viola da Gamba through educational and artistic programs such as workshops, lectures, master classes, and concerts. Read More ▶︎︎

upcoming workshop

VdGS-NE Winter Workshop

We are pleased to present this year’s winter workshop, which will take place on Saturday, January 27 at Brandeis University, and will be directed by Patricia Ann Neely. The title of the workshop is: “William White and Shades of White – William White and his Contemporaries”.  For more details and application, click below.

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The 2017-2018 Silbiger Grant Award

The Viola da Gamba Society-New England is pleased to announce this year’s grant recipient for the Gian Lyman Silbiger Grant – Joshua Garvey, who has organized a special project in collaboration with three Boston Area organizations: The Home for Little Wanderers, The Triangle Program, and Tunefoolery.

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New website for VdGS-NE

Finally we have launched! As you can see, not all the content from the old website has been migrated to the new one, but that will happen gradually over the next couple of months. Thanks to Ed Fleming for doing such a stellar job as our webmaster for the last 13 years!

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Ferrabosco CD Project in 2002

The Ferrabosco Project The 2001-2002 season marked the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Viola da Gamba Society-New England. To celebrate the occasion the Society wanted a permanent memento, and decided a collaborative CD was appropriate. Founding member Bruce Bellingham suggested a subject for the CD, the complete four-part fantasias of Alfonso Ferrabosco II. 

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