Join us in our
2022-2023 SEASON

Mendelssohn & Bach
Saturday, October 22, 2022

Handel: Messiah
Sunday, Dec. 4, 2022
Jim Rouse Theatre, Columbia, MD

A Christmas Noël
with the CPC Chamber Singers
Sunday, Dec. 18, 2022
Christ Episcopal Church
Columbia, MD

"In Nature's Realm"
Sunday, March 12, 2023
First Evangelical Lutheran Church Ellicott City, MD

"American Tapestry"
Saturday, May 6, 2023
Jim Rouse Theatre, Columbia, MD

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Columbia Pro Cantare
Studio 17
8510 High Ridge Rd
Ellicott City, MD 21043
Fax: 410.696.2591

Laura Lee Fischer, Artistic Co-Director

Laura Lee Fischer earned her B.A. from Bryn Mawr College and her M.A. in choral conducting from Yale School of Music. She is chief of the Performing Arts Division of the Copyright Office which is part of the Library of Congress. Ms. Fischer co-directed the Library of Congress Chorale for four years where performances included Brahms' Neue Liebeslieder, Pinkham's Wedding Cantata, Schumann's Requiem für Mignon, Bartok's Four Slovak Folk Songs, Beach's Three Flower Songs, and Della Joio's Songs of the Open Road. Past performances include Bach's Jesu Meine Freude, Stravinsky's Renard, and Brahms' Nänie.

Ms. Fischer served as Assistant Director of Columbia Pro Cantare from 1989 till June 2019, when she was named CPC Artistic Co-Director by the CPC Board of Trustees. She has conducted Columbia Pro Cantare in Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle in 2014, Carmina Burana in 2017, "Go for Baroque" in 2018, "Salute to Gershwin and Kern" in 2019, "Celebrating Women Composers" in 2020, CPC’s video "Thank-You" concert and Vivaldi’s "Gloria" in 2021.