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The Viola da Gamba Society
3rd Coast

Faculty and participants from the 2010 Memorial Day Weekend Workshop. Photo by Teri Ashcraft.

The VdGS Third Coast Mission

The Viola da Gamba Society Third Coast is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the support of activities relating to the viola da gamba 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 an annual weekend workshop Memorial Day weekend at the Music Institute of Chicago with a distinguished faculty of internationally recognized performers and scholars.

VdGS Third Coast Officers

Phillip Serna, President
Craig Trompeter, Vice-president
Donald Jones, Secretary
Russell Wagner, Treasurer
Connie Strait, Board member at large
Ken Perlow, Board member at large


Announcing the VdGS 3rd Coast 2012-2013 Play Dates
(Sundays, 1 - 4.30 pm)

Sep. 30, 2012: 278 Mary St., Winnetka (Lynn's house)
Nov. 11, 2012: 1216 W. Sherwin, Chicago (Izzy Rozendaal's place)
Jan. 13, 2013: 14621 Meadow Ln, Plainfield (Phillip's house)
Mar. 10, 2013: 1406 Greenleaf, Evanston (Russell's shop)


For more information on the viola da gamba, visit the VdGSA web site.
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