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Jazz Violinist Regina Carter Named Artist-in-Residence at Michigan’s Oakland University

Regina Carter, known internationally for her skill on jazz violin, is the new artist-in-residence at Rochester, Michigan’s Oakland University. Carter-who, after studying at the Center for Creative Studies and the New England Conservatory, transferred to Oakland to pursue her education in jazz violin-will spend two weeks in the Dept. of Music, Theatre and Dance during the school year, teaching Master’s-level courses and working both with students and faculty.

“She’s our alum with the most renown,” said Jackie Wiggins, chair of the department, in a press release. “She’s been out there long enough to accomplish some great things.”

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