Baroque Music Montana offers workshop

Are you curious what information is available about period performance? Do you love history, music, and the stories it has to tell?

Baroque Music Montana offers a period practice workshop, specifically for modern instrument performers.  Hosted by First Presbyterian Church, August 19-21.  To register by May 31, visit  For more information, or 585-9774.  Visit for more detailed information.

 carrie krause

Carrie  Krause

The workshop will explore:

• Original sources (manuscript scores and first editions, iconography, writing) and their clues for today’s performers

• Varied articulation

• Rhetorical, communicative sound

• Ornamentation and improvisation


Working closely with Baroque Music Montana faculty, participants will use these elements to inspire fresh, invigorated, and uniquely personal performances!


Workshop Registration

Eligibility:  Students, amateur, and professional players of violin, viola, cello and guitar with at least four years playing experience and adequate reading skills.  Ages 14 and older. *Limited to 50 participants*



String Players - Full Workshop, $150 total

Guitar Players - 3 Technique Classes, $50 total

*Private Lessons available upon request.



May 31, 2016



Faculty: The I-90 Collective

Carrie Krause, violin Concertmaster of the Bozeman Symphony and recent guest director of Seattle Baroque, Carrie has performed as soloist in the Leipzig Bach Festival, Boston Early Music Festival, and as a member of Apollos' Fire at the BBC Proms.


Adriane Post, Violin Founding member of the acclaimed Diderot String Quartet, specializing in early romantic repertoire, and ensemble in residence at Holy Trinity in New York City and the National Cathedral in D.C. Adriane is described by Early Music Magazine as one of North America's "brightest and best."


Paul Dwyer, cello Assistant principal cellist of the Chicago Lyric Opera and the Hande & Haydn Society, Paul has a varied resume from heavy metal cello quartets to Fulbright scholar and Carnegie Hall Soloist.


John Lenti, lute and guitar Multi-year winner of the Early Music America/Naxos competition and backbone of leading early music ensembles to major opera companies, John is praised by Gramophone for his 'nuanced beauty and character."


Schedule of Events

Friday, August 19:

5:00-5:40 Technique Class

5:45-6:45 Chamber Ensembles

6:50-7:20 Dinner Lecture

7:30-8:30 Orchestra


Saturday, August 20

10:30-11:30 Technique Class

11:45-12:45 Masterclass

12:50-1:20 Lunch Lecture

1:30-2:30 Chamber Ensembles

2:45-3:45 Orchestra


Sunday, August 21

1:30-2:15 Technique & Masterclass

2:20-2:50 Chamber Ensembles

2:55-3:25 Orchestra

4:00-5:00 Final Performance

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