About the Magpies

About the Magpies

The Magpie Consort is a well established mixed ensemble 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.