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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Resources

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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COVID-19 consort resources

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 […]

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Viol Classes and Instrument Rentals at Powers Music School

Powers Music School, founded by VdGS-NE founder Ellen Powers, remains a center for Boston area viol activities, offering both private lessons and coached consorts with Jane Hershey. Several classes meet weekly during the year at various levels including consorts for experienced players, and and an ensemble skills class for those who want development in the […]

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News

Announcing the 2019 Silbiger Grant recipient

The VdGS-NE Silbiger Committee is proud to announce that the 2018-2019 Silbiger Grant has been awarded to Emmanuel Church of Boston, for an April. 14, 2019 Palm Sunday 11:00am service. The Emmanuel Church’s professional choir is directed by Ryan Turner, and the viol player/organizer for the service is Laura Jeppesen. The music will be selections […]

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