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Columbia Baroque Soloists (Chamber Music Ensemble)

Founded: 2007 - Columbia, South Carolina, USA

History

Columbia Baroque Soloists 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, CBS performed for over 2,300 people in South Carolina, Georgia and North Carolina. Audiences are engaged through recordings heard on SC ETV Classical Radio and videos viewed on NPR’s blog “Deceptive Cadence” and YouTube. Additional information about the ensemble can be found on their Facebook page.

Mission

Mission Statement:
Enhancing 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.

Vision Statement:
Leadership in South Carolina for bringing historically inspired performance to life.

Core Values:
Musical talent and artistic creativity are primary
Engaging and delighting audiences through excellent historically informed performances
Educating and building passionate support for Baroque music

Members

Jerry Curry (Harpsichord)
Jean Hein (Baroque Recorder)
Brittnee Siemon (Mezzo-soprano)
Gail Ann Schroeder (Viola da gamba)
Timothy Hein (Baroque Recorder)


Source: Columbia Baroque Soloists Website
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (January 2014)

Colombia Baroque Soloists: Short History | Recordings of Vocal Works

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Columbia Baroque Soloists (Official Website)

Columbia Baroque Soloists on Facebook

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