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 ▶︎︎

Practice Saturdays – Schedule

VdGS-NE Saturday Zoom Early Music Practice Sessions continue! Feeling all alone when you practice? Want to practice but just can’t get started? Would having some company help? FREE, no-risk, no-commitment!  All players invited!  All instrument types welcome!

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Low Latency Audio Resources

There are a number of different Low Latency audio platforms that gamba players are using to make music together when they can’t go to other people’s houses. The three most popular are called Soundjack, Jamulus and JamKazam.

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Announcing the 2021 Silbiger Grant Recipient

The Viola da Gamba Society-New England has awarded the 2020-2021 Gian Lyman Silbiger Grant to Mary Jodice and Carol Lewis for a concert to be held at St. Andrew’s Church in Marblehead, MA. at 7:00pm on May 23, 2021.  Mary and Carol plan a program of early 17th century English music by Ramsey, Gibbons, Byrd and […]

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It’s time to renew your membership for the 2020-2021 year

Once again it is time to renew your membership in the VdGS-NE.  The year ahead will bring unknown challenges along with some we are all too familiar with, and we will need your support to be sure the sound of the gamba continues in our area. All memberships begin September 1, so please take this opportunity […]

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