The Viola da Gamba Society 3rd Coast is an organization dedicated to the support of activities relating to the viol in the Chicago area and surrounding region. We are a chapter of the Viola da Gamba Society of America. Our society is made up of passionate performers, enthusiasts, and advocates of the viol. In addition to sponsored play-ins, we hold regular workshops with distinguished faculty of internationally recognized performers and scholars. To find out more about the Viola da Gamba Society of America, visit http://www.vdgsa.org/.
ANNOUNCEMENT – DUE TO ONGOING CONCERNS ABOUT THE COVID-19 CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC, OUR VdGS 3rd COAST MARCH 22nd PLAY-DAY IS CANCELLED
Due to ongoing concerns about the Covid-19 Coronavirus pandemic, the Viola da Gamba Society 3rd Coast is CANCELLING OUR MARCH 22nd PLAY-DAY, effective immediately. As the situation develops we will notify our membership about changes to the April play-date, currently on hold.
We know these are extraordinary times we live in. Please practice social distancing, stay home if you can, wash your hands often, play & listen to viol music & consider hiring a viol performer & teacher for online lessons during this difficult time as many of them are out of work & will be struggling for income. YOU are our viola da gamba family. Look after yourselves & your loved ones. Be safe. We’re all in this together.
– Your VdGS 3rd Coast Board
SAVE THE DATE FOR THE WHITEWATER EARLY MUSIC FESTIVAL 2021 – FRIDAY-SUNDAY JUNE 4-6, 2021 – UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-WHITEWATER
The 2020 Whitewater Early Music Festival is CANCELLED due to Coronavirus
The Viola da Gamba Society 3rd Coast is pleased to continue our partnership with the Whitewater Early Music Festival in June 2021! The festival features fantastic line up of some of the best Early Music teachers in all the US – led by viola da gamba faculty Kate Shuldiner with special guests to be announced… continue reading…