Benefits of VdGSA Membership

There are many reasons to join the vibrant community of viol enthusiasts that makes up the VdGSA.


  • Find your local Chapter or Area and meet players nearby

  • Connect with other viol players through our events and programs

  • Become part of a supportive network of viol players


Grants & Programs

Online Resources

  • ​Access to the Members Area website where you will find:

    • Music-minus-one play-along tracks for over 40 pieces (and growing!)

    • Sheet music from past issues of our quarterly newsletter and selections of easy and flexible music suitable for beginners and their friends

    • Digital archive of past issues of the News and the Journal

  • Eligibility to borrow from our vast microfilm collection


  • Members receive our beautiful quarterly newsletter which contains articles, news, letters, reviews, sheet music, and more

  • Members also receive our biennial scholarly journal, the Journal of the VdGSA

  • Finally, all members receive an annual Membership Directory including all the Society's members and teachers

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Annual membership in the Society is good for one year from the date you join. Our annual dues are:

  • $35 for individuals or families in North, Central, and South America

  • $20 for all students

  • $40 for residents of all other countries and for all institutions

While we prefer for you to join online, you may also renew by mail using the Membership Application Form.

For further inquiries about membership, please contact the Membership Secretary.