The Society issues a quarterly newsletter containing many short articles, letters and items of interest. Typical issues include a letter from the president, Society announcements, chapter news, workshop reports, coming events (North America and overseas), reviews, pictures, and classified and commercial advertisements.
VdGSA News On-Line Content
We have some interesting and sometimes fun items to complement articles found in the VdGSA News. Click here to view them.
For inquiries regarding the VdGSA News, please contact Randolph Miles, Editor.
Journal of the VdGSA
The Journal is an annual, scholarly publication containing histories, scholarly articles, translations, reviews of books, music publications and recordings--all relating to the viol. Many back issues are now available on-line. The Tables of Contents have links to the on-line issues.
Guidelines for Making Journal Submissions:
Authors are encouraged to make submissions to the editorial staff of the Journal. The editors welcome for consideration articles pertaining to the viols and related instruments, their history, manufacture, performers, music and related topics.
Articles and reviews should be submitted on disk, specifying the computer and program used, or by email to the Editor, and authors should consult the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, for matters of style. Camera-ready musical examples must be printed on separate sheets and identified with captions, and photos should be submitted as black and white glossy prints.
Articles, correspondence and materials for review should be e-mailed to Robert Green, Editor, Journal of the VdGSA.
Ordering the Journal
Back issues of the Journal are available for $7.00 each. Postage is included in the price. Please submit payment in U.S. dollars with a check drawn on a U.S. bank. Mastercard and Visa also accepted (include card number and expiration date). Or, you can use our Secure On-line Payment Page.
Journal of the Viola da Gamba Society of America
c/o Alice Brin Renken
PO Box 582628
Minneapolis, MN 55458-2628
Phone: 1-855-VIOL-415 (1-855-846-5415)
Volumes 1 - 6 (1964 - 1969), 8 (1971), 18 (1981), and 34 (1997) are out of print.