Columbia Baroque
Columbia Baroque

Columbia Baroque is a professional chamber ensemble comprised of South Carolina’s leading Baroque music specialists, each with distinguished careers as chamber musicians, teachers and soloists. Our mission is: Bringing Baroque music to life for the modern audience through education and historically inspired performance.

Columbia Baroque presents spirited and sublime performances with varying combinations of voice, recorder, violin, viola da gamba and harpsichord. During the past concert season, we performed for over 2,300 people in South Carolina, Georgia and North Carolina.

Summer Institute 2016

Summer InstitutePlease join us in July for a series of master classes in baroque recorder.


2016-2017 Concerts

Our 2016-2017 concert dates are now available to view on our concerts page.

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Our Next Concert
Serena Hill-LaRocheBaker & Baker,
“The Art of Music Series”
Friday, July 29, 2016
12:00 p.m. Performance
Columbia Museum of Art
1515 Main Street, Columbia

"Musical Masterpieces of Italy and England"

Join Columbia Baroque for a noontime concert at the Columbia Museum of Art. Our program coordinates splendid Baroque music with one of the museum’s masterpiece paintings, “View of the Molo, Venice” by Giovanni Antonio Canaletto. The concert features music of Vivaldi, Corelli and Handel as we highlight Canaletto’s life in Venice and his connections with London from travelers on The Grand Tour.

Columbia Baroque
Publicity Statement

A year-round professional chamber ensemble, Columbia Baroque is comprised of South Carolina’s leading Baroque music specialists, each with distinguished careers as chamber musicians, teachers and soloists. Musical talent and artistic creativity is a core value of the organization. Its mission is to enhance the listener’s appreciation and understanding of Baroque music by developing a connection with the mind and ear of the composer through performance on instruments of the period using historically informed performance practice, tuning (A=415) and temperament (Vallotti).