Three friends from the
University of Minnesota formed the trio in 1989 under the name The
University Baroque Trio. As the members changed and graduated, the
trio developed into a professional ensemble. The Baroque Trio has
performed on the Festival of Music Concert Series at the Church of
the Epiphany, North Central University’s Faculty Recital Series, and
the Peavey Plaza Series for the Minnesota Orchestra’s Viennese
Sommerfest. In 1998 the trio played weekly for Sunday Brunches at
Paula has completed both a Master of Music degree and a Bachelor of
Music degree in Flute Performance at the University of Minnesota.
She is an active performer, joining orchestras in concerts,
preparing solos with piano, has recorded music for cable television,
and has appeared as soloist with the Kenwood Symphony Orchestra.
Paula teaches private flute lessons at North Central University,
Evans Music & Sound, and St. Anthony-New Brighton Community Services. In addition to flute performance,
she has completed a Major in Mathematics at the University of
Minnesota. Paula joined the trio in 1989, and became the
contact/manager in 1992.
Steve has completed a Bachelor of Music degree at the University of
Minnesota. He has studied with Young-Nam Kim and Mary West. Steve
joined the trio in 1994.
Mara received her Bachelor of Music degree in Cello Performance from
the University of Minnesota where she studied with Tanya Remenikova.
She won first place in the Schubert Club and Sigma Alpha Iota
Competitions, and was a member of the University of Minnesota’s
Graduate String Quartet from 1997-1998. Currently she teaches cello at
MacPhail Center for Music-Minneapolis & White Bear Lake, and in her home studio. Mara joined the trio