About the Magpies
The Magpie Consort is a mixed ensemble of twenty voices based in Columbus, OH.
The Magpies specialize in diverse, primarily a cappella, repertoire, including:
- Medieval motets and plainsong
- Renaissance madrigals and sacred polyphony
- 18th-century Psalmody
- 20th-century compositions from many parts of the world
- Folk song and world music settings
- Music written specifically for the group.
The Magpies have appeared in and around Columbus as well as in Zanesville, Findlay, Dayton and Lancaster. Performances have included a fully-staged Christmas music drama based on medieval mystery plays, and programs on themes such as:
- Reflection and Rejoicing
- A Winter’s Rose
- Celtic Voyages
- Water Music
- Sounds of the East
- Visions of Heaven
- Northern Lights
- Rhythms of Life
- Voices of Day and Night
The Magpie Consort is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. All donations to The Magpie Consort are tax-deductible.