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. 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 and temperament.

The ensemble brings to life historically inspired and spirited performances with varying combinations of voice, recorder, violin, viola da gamba and harpsichord. During the past concert season, CB performed for over 2,300 people in South Carolina, Georgia and North Carolina.

Summer Institute 2015

Join us in July for a series of master classes in baroque recorder and harpsichord.

2015-2016 Concerts

Summer InstituteOur 2015-2016 concert dates are now available to view on our concerts page.

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Our Next Concert
Portraits of LoveMusic for a Duchess
August 8, 2015 at 2:00pm
Columbia Museum of Art
1515 Main Street, Columbia

Baker & Baker Series

Columbia Baroque is joined by Dr. Peter Hoyt, Curator of Music for the Museum, for a presentation of English and French music from the time of Louise de Keroualle, Duchess of Portsmouth, mistress of King Charles II and sister-in-law of King Louis XIV.

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).