Montana State University

Carissa Gates sets senior recital March 24

March 12, 2013

Violist Carissa Gates, a senior majoring in music at Montana State University, will perform in her senior recital at 7:30 p.m. in Reynolds Recital Hall. Photo by Zach Fent   High-Res Available

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Violist Carissa Gates will perform in her senior recital set at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, March 24, at Montana State University's Reynolds Recital Hall. The performance is free and open to the public.

Gates will perform pieces by Bach, Bloch, Schumann and Walton.

Gates plays in the Bozeman Symphony Orchestra and Helena Symphony Orchestra. She holds the position of associate principal in the Intermountain Opera and Montana Ballet pit orchestra and will be taking the role as principal in the upcoming Intermountain Opera, "Romeo and Juliet."  She is the principal violist of the MSU Symphony and has participated in several student quartets. She currently studies with Anna Jesaitis and previously studied with Angella Ahn.

Following her graduation from MSU, Gates plans to attend graduate school working for a master's degree in music performance.

Whitney Salo (406) 994-3562,