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
J. Daniel JenkinsAcross the Water with Columbia Baroque
Friday, September 4, 2015
7:00 p.m. Concert Conversations
7:30 p.m. Performance
USC School of Music Recital Hall
813 Assembly Street, Columbia

"The River Thames"

Guest artist, J. Daniel Jenkins, countertenor, joins Columbia Baroque for an extravaganza of music performed in London featuring beautiful arias and duets by Handel, Vivaldi and Monteverdi, plus instrumental chamber music and Purcell’s “Sound the Trumpet” to keep you humming on the way home.

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).