Definitions for "Collegium musicum"
an organization of amateurs working together to perform serious music. In Latin.
(Lat.) : A society of musicians performing for their own pleasure: nowadays implying a university early music performing group. Such organizations began in Germany in the 17th century: collegium concerts in some respects set the stage for the modern public concert series.
An association of amateur musicians, popular in the Baroque era. Also a modern university ensemble dedicated to the performance of early music.