As a service to the community, the Society maintains this non-comprehensive list of upcoming workshops that include the viol. We focus on workshops located in North America or online, though we include workshops hosted by other viola da gamba societies around the world.

To have your workshop listed here, please contact us.


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VdGSA's 60th Conclave

Sunday July 24 - Sunday July 31, 2022

Miami University in Oxford, Ohio & Online

Our customary summer gathering.  More details at Conclave 2022.

Amherst Early Music Festival

Sunday August 7 - Sunday August 21, 2022

Northampton Community College, Bethlehem, PA


Two weeks of classes for most early music instruments, and music ranging from Medieval to Baroque. Play in consorts of like or mixed instruments, investigate a new repertory, take a dance class, or begin a new instrument. Classes run Monday through Friday, with four class periods per day. In the evening there are lectures, concerts, madrigal singing, English country dancing, drop-in playing sessions, the AEM Auction, and socializing with early music enthusiasts from all over the US and beyond.

No Upcoming Workshops.