In the News – New Comma Baroque’s Dr. Phillip W. Serna’s Viols in Our Schools Featured on A Tempo with Rachel Katz on WWFM, October 10, 2015

Phillip Serna - Viola da Gamba 2015 - Alex BelisleOn October 10th 2015, Dr. Phillip W. Serna was interviewed on  WWFM Classical‘s current-events program A Tempo with Rachel Katz discussing his outreach program ‘Viols in Our Schools.’ During the program, Dr. Serna also discussed New Comma Baroque, the Spirit of Gambo – a Chicago Consort of Viols, Adlai E. Stevenston High School’s Baroque Ensemble & Viol Consort, as well as endeavors to expand access to viols at Naperville North High School thanks to the VdGSA‘s consort loan program.

From WWFM Classical‘s A Tempo with Rachel Katz:

October 10

Guests: Phillip W. Serna, Founder, Viols in our Schools; Jason Tramm, Artistic Director, Mid-Atlantic Opera.”

To download the interview, click here. For more information about A Tempo with Rachel Katz, visit For Viols in Our Schools, please visit

The photo above was taken by photographer Alex Belisle.