Join us in our
2023-2024 SEASON

"Hispanic Heritage"
Saturday, October 21, 2023
First Evangelical Lutheran Church
Ellicott City, MD

Handel: Messiah
Sunday, Dec. 3, 2023
Jim Rouse Theatre, Columbia, MD

A Christmas Noël
with the CPC Chamber Singers
Sunday, Dec. 10, 2023
Christ Episcopal Church
Columbia, MD

"A Celebration of
Chorus & Brass"
Sunday, March 17, 2024
First Evangelical Lutheran Church
Ellicott City, MD

"Broadway Hits"
Saturday, May 4, 2024
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 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.