Tina Chancey: zoom classes
Tina Chancey is offering a frequently changing selection of online classes on early music improvisation, ear training, and other topics. Contact her to find out about her current offerings. Starting Dec. 27-30 she will be offering a “Christmas collegium” with classes on a variety of topics. $20 a day, $50 for the whole week. Sign up by emailing Tina at the link above.
Phillip Serna: Music Minus One
A large selection of pieces available a la carte as individual paid downloads.
Sam Stadlen: Music Minus One
British gambist Sam Stadlen (of Fretwork and Chelys) offers a Music Minus one subscription service via Patreon.
Gail Ann Schroeder: Viola da Gamba Institute
Gail Ann Schroeder is offering a subscription service of music minus one for both baroque music and consorts. She says "The goal is to provide you with an ensemble experience, as well as guidance on how to improve your technical and musical skills."
VdGSA virtual conclave materials
Members of the VdGSA made a number of music minus one and video offerings which are still available in the members only area of the VdGSA webpage. You must be a member of the national society to access the material.
Amherst Early Music online classes
Amherst Early Music is offering online classes on weekends on a wide variety of topics. There is usually a viol class.
One of the gravest consequences of COVID-19 on our lives as viol players is that it is much harder for us to gather and play consorts together or even have in person lessons with our teachers. To help fill that gap, a number of professional players here and abroad have been making web resources to help everyone keep playing consorts. The following is an incomplete list of the resources that we know about and does not constitute an an endorsement from the society.