About

Dr. Phillip W. Serna, Double Bass & Violas da Gamba

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…

Consorts Minus One

Enjoy  high-quality music-minus-one recordings of consort music by Phillip W. Serna. Recordings are in MP3 format & available in 2 tempi for the comfort of viol players. Special All-Access subscriptions are available & new recordings will be added weekly!  continue reading

Enjoy an all-access V.I.P. Membership to enjoy the high-quality recordings of consort music by Phillip W. Serna. Recordings are in MP3 format & available in 2 tempi for the comfort…

$24.99 – Purchase Includes 8.5% tax

Enjoy an all-access V.I.P. Membership to enjoy the high-quality recordings of consort music by Phillip W. Serna. Recordings are in MP3 format & available in 2 tempi for the comfort…

$39.99 – Purchase Includes 8.5% tax

Enjoy an all-access V.I.P. Membership to enjoy the high-quality recordings of consort music by Phillip W. Serna. Recordings are in MP3 format & available in 2 tempi for the comfort…

$89.99 – Purchase Includes 8.5% tax

Upcoming Releases

Find out about our upcoming releases on CD & digital! continue reading

OUR KICKSTARTER WAS FULLY-FUNDED - SHATTERED GLASS IS DELAYED UNTIL FALL 2020  To be recorded, mixed & mastered May-September 2020 at DWARF STAR AUDIO, Plainfield, IL. This audio content is…

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Recorded, mixed & mastered July 2019 - June 2020 at Dwarf Star Audio, Plainfield, IL. This audio content is copyright © 2020 Phillip W. Serna. Purchase album on CD Baby, Amazon, iTunes, or…

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Recorded, mixed & mastered May 2020 at Dwarf Star Audio, Plainfield, IL. This audio content is copyright © 2020 Phillip W. Serna. Purchase album on CD Baby, Amazon, iTunes, or sample on YouTube.…

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Upcoming Workshops

Phillip W. Serna PedagoguePhillip W. Serna & Jessica Powell Eig at the International Society of Bassists Convention 2019

MORE WORKSHOPS WITH PHILLIP SERNA COMING SOON!

VdGS 3rd Coat/ Whitewater Early Music Festival 2018