What is Baroque?

Want to know more about period-instrument performance and baroque music?

Then look no further. Baroque Band is here to help. From going chinless, playing continuo, and  learning baroque performance techniques, to discovering the history behind the music, Baroque Band’s musicians will take you on an exploration of fun and discovery.

As part of our residency with the Music Institute of Chicago we offer individual lessons and classes for musicians of all standards. Our Summer Institute provides an intensive weekend of coaching, ensembles, orchestras, and dancing, while our International Master Class series provides the opportunity to hear the next generation of period-instrument performers working with the leading exponents in the field today.

Baroque Band’s strong educational programming emphasizes its commitment to three key areas:

  • training Americas next generation of period-instrument performers
  • supporting community music making
  • enhancing the general publics knowledge of baroque music and period-instrument performance

Got a question? Then send an email and we’ll be pleased to help!