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VdGS/GNY Events

New Wine in Old Bottles
Playing 20th and 21st Century Music with Judith Davidoff


Sunday, April 27th, 2014, 12:00−2:30 PM
207 West 86th St. PH-A, New York City

Open to viol enthusiasts at intermediate level who love modern music. We will explore bowing and lefthand techniques called for in recent viol music, and become acquainted with new works as time allows. You are invited to bring brief examples of musical excerpts which interest and/or puzzle you. (Please bring multiple copies. Call 212 580 9787 with questions.)

JUDITH DAVIDOFF began her music career as a cellist in Boston. She joined the Boston Camerata in the 1950s and was later invited by Noah Greenberg to join the New York Pro Musica. He pursuaded her to form a viol consort, which in 1972 became the New York Consort of Viols. Long interested in new music, she created a catalogue of 20th-century viol music as part of her doctoral thesis in 1995. As artistic director of the NY Consort of Viols, she has commissioned several new works.

Fees for participation are $35; to audit $15. Participants must be current members of VdGS/GNY.

 To renew membership or become a new member click here to be redirected to the Membership page.

FINAL NOTES: Enrollment will be limited to the responses postmarked (or completed by internet) by Wednesday, April 23. If your registration arrives later, you will be put on a waiting list, in the order in which your registration is received. Music will provided at the event. Pitch for the workshop will be A=440. Music stands will be provided.

There now are 2 ways to register!

By mail:
         Click here  to download a registration form, fill it out, and send it and your check to:
        David Glaser, 55 Perry Street, 3A, New York NY 10014

• Online using the form below and the PayPal button to register:
Please be sure to use the comments section to add the information requested about instruments you play and clefs you read. After you click the Submit button please return to this page to pay for your registration using the PayPal button below. Choose your level of participation usubg the drop-down arrow and click Submit. If you do not have a PayPal account you can use a credit card.


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Friday, May 16, 2014, 7:00-9:00 pm

The Annual Spring Soirée

At the home of Jillian Samant
26 E. 22nd. St. #9 New York, NY 10010

Come and play your piece with your friends or by yourself, or come to listen. Informal playing afterwards. Sign up soon!
For more information contact the organizer for this event Martha McGaughey (marthamcg@aol.com).

Register Online:
          Fill out the form below and click Submit.
          Please include the following information in the “Your Comments” section:
          (1) Music that will be played
          (2) How long the piece is
(3) Who will be playing with you


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