About Us

The Orchestra

Founded in 2005 and based in Denver, the Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado is the Rocky Mountain Region’s only professional period-instrument orchestra.

Read about BCOC


Our ensemble embraces collaboration, excellence, and the joy of live music-making.

Our performers

Artistic Leadership

Frank Nowell is our harpsichordist and artistic director. Cynthia Miller Freivogel is our violinist-leader.

Our artistic leaders

Music Samples

“The Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado programs fearlessly, taking on pieces no one else is likely to perform in these parts.” —Denver Post

Samples of our music

Mission & Vision

We are brought together by our passion for Baroque music and the desire to bring it alive for today’s audiences.

Our mission, vision and values

Board of Directors & Staff

Each member of the orchestra’s Board of Directors and dedicated staff contributes particular talents, wisdom, and skills to help the orchestra grow and flourish.

Our board and staff


Our sponsors help us share the music we love with you.

Our sponsors

Photo by Amanda Tipton

Read About National Praise for BCOC
Celebrating The Baroque In Colorado” by Kyle MacMillan, EARLY MUSIC AMERICA Magazine