Conservatory Baroque Ensemble

Corey Jamason, and  Elisabeth Reed, Co-Directors

The Baroque Ensemble is open by audition to all voice and instrumental students. The ensemble performs music of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries using period instruments from the school's remarkable instrument collection. Auditions are held at the beginning of each school year for the ensemble, no prior experience with period instruments is required. Numerous performances of baroque orchestral, chamber, and solo repertoire are given each year. Major works performed in recent years include fully staged as well as concert versions of Handel's Agrippina, Alcina, Rinaldo, Giulio Cesare, Serse, Semele, and Ariodante as well as J.S.Bach's Passion according to St. John and Magnificat. Questions about the baroque ensemble and historical performance programs should be directed to Corey Jamason (

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