Announcing our 2020-2021 season

The Howard County Concert Odyssey is excited to announce the schedule for our 2020-2021 season.  We are cautiously optimistic that we will be able to hold these performances safely.  Except for the concert with UMBC, all events will be held at 4 p.m. at St. John’s Episcopal Church, in Ellicott City. On November 8, join […]

Coronavirus Causes Cancellation of Theodicy Jazz Collective Concert

With the COVID-19 pandemic causing the cancellation of all public gatherings, we regret to announce that the May 17 performance by the Theodicy Jazz Collective has been cancelled.  Tickets will be valid for a future HCCO event, or may be returned for a refund.  We will hope to reschedule the Theodicy Jazz Collective at a […]

Theodicy Jazz Collective to Perform Patriotic-Themed Concert

Save the date for our last concert of the 2019-20 season happening Sunday, May 17 at 4:00 pm. A Patriotic themed concert, featuring the Theodicy Jazz Collective.  The group formed at Oberlin Conservatory and grew during residency at the Yale Institute of Sacred Music from 2008-2012. They had a tour of England that culminated in […]

The Three B’s: Birds, Butterflies & Boeuf – A New Year Celebration

Ronald Mutchnik conducted the Howard County Concert Orchestra in Respighi’s charming avian tribute to Italian Baroque masters, “Gli uccelli” (The Birds), The “Butterfly Lovers” Violin Concerto, one of the most famous orchestral works of Chinese music based on the ancient legend of the Butterfly Lovers featuring violinist Edward Chi with a special video presentation of […]

Peabody Ragtime Ensemble

Maryland’s premiere vintage jazz ensemble preserves the roots of American jazz through research, arrangement and performance. From Ragtime to Dixieland to Big Band, the ensemble “edutains” audiences with a blend of informative narrative and virtuoso playing that strolls through America’s musical history. Thrice named “Baltimore’s Best” by Baltimore Magazine and winners of a 1991 WAMMY […]

Howard County Concert Odyssey Kicks Off 12th Season

We are kicking off our 12th season under our new name, Howard County Concert Odyssey (HCCO)! Our scope has expanded and our musical odyssey will include performances by professional groups with various styles and genre of music. Please join us on this exciting musical mission to present concerts that entertain, educate, and are quite diverse […]

Dr. Wayne L. Wold, Organ Recital

Professor of Music and College Organist at Hood College and composer of over 300 published works, Dr. Wold also serves as the Director of Music at the First Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ellicott City, and has performed across the U.S. and in Europe.

The Howard County Concert Orchestra, Latin American Fiesta – New Year’s Celebration

Conducted by Ron Mutchnik, the Orchestra offered a New Year’s Celebration with classical and popular Latin-American favorites, including tangos, sambas, rhumbas, bossa novas and other Latin-American inspired creations by Piazzolla, Gardel, Villa-Lobos, Ponce, Ginastera, and more. Dancers from Dance Connections, Inc. plus other soloists joined us.  Additionally, the event included a special video presentation of […]

Theodicy Jazz Collective, Incarnate: Advent and Christmas

Featuring the Theodicy Jazz Collective — a group formed at Oberlin Conservatory and grew during residency at the Yale Institute of Sacred Music from 2008-2012. They had a tour of England that culminated in the world premiere of their own composition, the Canterbury Jazz Mass, with the choirs at Canterbury Cathedral.