Carrie Krause serves as concertmaster of the Bozeman Symphony and a member of the Meritage String Quartet. She regularly appears as concertmaster of New Trinity Baroque and with Apollo's Fire, Chatham Baroque, NYS Baroque, Portland Baroque, Seattle Baroque, and the Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado. She teaches a baroque performance program at the Fairbanks Suzuki Institute, and has recently performed at the Spoleto Festival, Montana Baroque Festival, Astoria Music Festival, and Vamalla Festival in Finland. She grew up in Fairbanks, Alaska, studied music performance at Carnegie Mellon University, and completed her master's studies at the Cleveland Institute of Music. Her principal teachers include Andres Cardenes and Julie Andrijeski. In addition to performing, Carrie teaches thirty students at her home in Bozeman, MT. She plays on a violin made by M. de Hoog, 1997, Dublin, after 19th century originals.