Raised in Fairbanks, Alaska, Carrie Krause performs as baroque violinist with ensembles across the country and on numerous international series. This past season, Carrie was guest artistic director and concerto soloist with Seattle Baroque in a performance of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons. She has performed as concertmaster of New Trinity Baroque in Atlanta, as guest concertmaster of Pacific Baroque in Vancouver and the San Francisco Bach Choir, and as associate concertmaster of Apollo’s Fire. Carrie has also appeared with Chatham Baroque, New York State Baroque, Portland Baroque, Passamezzo Moderno, Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado, Clarion, American Classical Orchestra, and Concert Royale in New York. Festival engagements include the Leipzig Bach Festival as soloist, the Belgrade Early Music Festival in Serbia, Sastamalla Gregoriana in Finland, the Utrecht Early Music Festival, Festival Dan les Jardins de William Christie, and the BBC Proms. Carrie has worked under such conductors as Jordi Savall, Ton Koopman, Richard Egarr, Nie McGegan, and Masaaki Suzuki. Carrie founded the 1-90 Collective, a baroque ensemble, which performs a house concert series across Montana, has been presented on series from Seattle to Syracuse, and was recently featured on Spokane Public Radio. She also founded Baroque Music Montana, which presents a series of community concerts in southwest Montana and a workshop on period performance. Carrie has presented classes on baroque style for the Fairbanks Suzuki Institute, Montana State University, and the Bozeman Symphony.

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