Noon Notes

musicians on stage in auditorium

Concerts performed for and by members of our community

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First Monday of the month, Oct-May, excluding January

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Noon - 1 pm

Bozeman Public Library
626 E. Main Street, Bozeman

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Free admission

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For kids, seniors, and everyone in between

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Fall 2023 – Spring 2024 schedule

  • October 2, 2023
    Kenneth Christensen (piano) and Julia Slovarp (cello)
    Works by Schumann, Barber, and Vaughan Williams
  • November 6, 2023
    Wonki Lee (saxophone) and the MSU saxophone ensemble
  • December 4, 2023
    406 Winds: Katie Mass (flute), Beth Antonopolus (oboe), Gregory Young (clarinet), Elizabeth Schmit (horn), and Derek Bannasch (bassoon)
  • February 5, 2024
    MSU Student Ensembles
  • March 4, 2024
    Carrie Krause (violin) and Julie Gosswiller (piano)
  • April 1, 2024
    Bozeman and Gallatin High School Kamerata Chamber Groups
  • May 6, 2024
    Ken Christensen (vocals) and Julia Slovarp (cello)

Noon Notes is an outreach program of MCM and an extension of its mission.

Both professional musicians and local students bring chamber music to the Bozeman community in this special collaboration, now in its 7th year.

Cello bridge with heart cutout

Noon Notes is funded completely by grants and donations, and is an organizational collaborative effort between MCM, Montana State University, and Bozeman Public Schools. The original development committee was MCM board members Loren Acton, Dennis Wentz, Renée Westlake, Gregory Young, Nina Matos, Julia Slovarp, and Ed Goldberg (who funded the first season).

Currently Julia Slovarp is the Artistic Developer, Renée Westlake is the Program Coordinator, and the managing committee is Dennis Wentz, Andrew Loftus, and advisor Ed Goldberg.

Funding for this free educational program comes from from the Montana Arts Council, Bozeman Library Foundation, Gianforte Family Trust, Ed Goldberg, Dennis & Anne Wentz, Renée & Stuart Westlake, John & Leslie Breitner, Walter & Regina Wunsch and the Murdock Family Foundation.