Resources

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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Resources

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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past workshop

VdGS-NE Fall Workshop 2018

The  Fall 2018 workshop took place on Saturday, November 3, at Brandeis University. In the workshop, entitled “This is the Record of Orlando: Verse Anthems and Consort Songs,” music director Sheila Beardslee lead participants through verse anthems of Gibbons and his contemporaries.

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