Baroque Music - Rediscovering Our European Musical History

Dates: February 22 - March 8, 2023

Meets: W from 10:00 AM to 12 N

Location: Bozeman, MT - Hope Lutheran Church

OLLI Member: $40.00


Enrollment requires a 2022-2023 OLLI at MSU Membership


The Baroque era in music saw a flourishing of virtuosity, origins of opera, extensive experimentation in instrumental writing, regional specificity and folk inspiration. The primary compositions of the era will be brought to life in the class through the larger cultural context of art, politics and everyday life in which the musicians of the day lived and worked. Classes will include a mix of lectures, recordings and live performances.

Course Takeaways

  • Familiarity with the defining characteristics, development and context of music during the Baroque era
  • Entertaining tales of the musicians and their works, making the music more relatable and applicable
  • Working knowledge of Monteverdi, Bach, Corelli, Vivaldi, Mozart and lesser-known composers of the 17th and 18th centuries.
  • Relationships with the working classical musicians and musical offerings of Gallatin Valley


Apply for a needs-based scholarship to take this offering.

Meet the Instructor

Fee:   $40.00


Bozeman, MT - Hope Lutheran Church

2152 Graf St Bozeman, MT 59718

Carrie Krause

Carrie Krause performs as a baroque violinist with Apollo's Fire in Cleveland, the Oregon Bach Festival, Spire in Kansas City, the Thirteen in D.C. and on international series, such as the BBC Proms and Utrecht Early Music Festival. A graduate of The Juilliard School's historical performance program, Carrie serves as concertmaster of the Bozeman Symphony and founder of the concert series "Baroque Music Montana."
Date Day Time Location
02/22/2023Wednesday10 AM to 12 N Bozeman, MT - Hope Lutheran Church
03/01/2023Wednesday10 AM to 12 N Bozeman, MT - Hope Lutheran Church
03/08/2023Wednesday10 AM to 12 N Bozeman, MT - Hope Lutheran Church


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