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The VdGSA runs an annual week-long workshop called Conclave that cycles through locations across the US. 


Young Players' Weekend

This biennial weekend workshop is specifically geared towards younger and newer players. It is highly subsidized to make it accessible for all.

Professional Development Weekend

The VdGSA offers our self-identified Teaching Members a weekend retreat every two years to exchange ideas and share teaching strategies.

Other Workshops
CDSS Early Music Week at Pinewoods

Saturday August 12 - Saturday August 19, 2023

Pinewoods Camp, Plymouth, MA

Early Music Week offers joyful opportunities and challenges to players, singers, and dancers of every level. As classes unfold through the week, we will explore and discover the innovation and creativity that lie behind some of the world’s most vibrant and compelling early music, listening and playing with deeper understanding, as well as dancing together. Viol instructors include Sarah Mead, Niccolo Seligmann, and Lisa Terry. Scholarships available.

Music on the Mountain Viol Workshop

Friday Feb 23 - Sunday Feb 25, 2024

Forrest Hills Mountain Resort and Conference Center

Dahlonega, GA (near Atlanta)


This workshop is for players intermediate and above. The faculty are Gail Ann Schroeder, Alison Crum, Roy Marks, and Wendy Gillespie. Please visit or contact Chrissy Spencer (chrissy.c.spencer) for more information.

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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