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Performing Contrabass Unbound with Emily Katayama at Valparaiso University

In addition to his double bass career as soloist, orchestral performer and chamber musician, Phillip Serna has emerged among the nation’s leading advocates of the viol – the viola da gamba.  On double bass, he performs with the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra and others. Co-founding the Chicago-area historical-performance ensembles Black TulipNew Comma Baroque, the Spirit of Gambo – a Chicago Consort of Viols and ViolMediumhe’s appeared with Burning River Baroque, Les Touches… continue reading…

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VIOLMEDIUM PRESENTS FAÇADES & DUPLICITIES – BEGUILING CURIOSITIES & EXCURSIONS FOR DUELING GAMBAS

Join ViolMedium in Façades & Duplicities, a multidimensional exploration of the rich harmonic, timbral and dramatic potentials offered by violas da gamba!  The viol is the medium through which gambists Eric Miller & Phillip Sernacontinue reading…

The Baroque Room, St. Paul, MN
Friday, January 25, 2019 12:00PM (Free – More Information)
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Saturday, January 26, 2019 7:30PM (Tickets)
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Landmark Auditorium, First Unitarian Society of Madison, Madison, WI (Free – More Information)
Friday, February 1, 2019 12:15PM
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Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum, Milwaukee, WI (Tickets)
Friday, February 1, 2019 7:30PM
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Saint Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Madison, WI
Saturday, February 2, 2019 7:30PM
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Emmanuel Episcopal Church of La Grange, La Grange, IL
Sunday, February 3, 2019 3:00PM
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The Noontime Series at the Baroque Room & Unitarian Society are free & open to the public. All other performances are $20 General Admission, $15 Seniors, $10 Students, Free Under 18. Ticketing options will be available soon
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The Zohn Collective
PHILLIP SERNA JOINS THE NEW MUSIC ENSEMBLE THE ZOHN COLLECTIVE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME

Phillip Serna joins new music ensemble The Zohn Collective  on double bass for a special program at the University of Notre Dame featuring works by Ricardo Zohn-Muldoon and Notre Dame faculty member John Liberatore.

LaBar Family Performance Hall, Joseph I. O’Neill III Hall for Music, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN
Saturday, March 2, 2019 7:00PM
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NEW COMMA BAROQUE & THE MARION CONSORT PRESENT CINCO DE MAYO! MUSIC OF THE MEXICAN BAROQUE FROM NUEVA ESPAÑA

Emmanuel Episcopal Church of La Grange‘s artists-in-residence New Comma Baroque, in collaboration with the Marion Consort and Northwestern University musicologist Drew Davies, celebrates the vocal and instrumental musical traditions of Mexico in an exciting program…continue reading…

For a comprehensive listing of all concerts performed by Phillip Serna, please visit www.phillipwserna.com/concerts.

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