Regina Carter


Violinist/educator, Regina Carter is a recipient of the MacArthur ‘genius’ award and a Doris Duke Artist Award, as well as a three-time Pulitzer Prize jurist. In 2018, Regina Carter was named artistic director of the Geri Allen Jazz Camp, formerly named, New Jersey Performing Arts All-Female Jazz Residency.

Regina tours with her own group and has appeared with such performers as Wynton Marsalis and JALC, Kenny Barron, Ray Brown, Mary J. Blige, Chucho Valdés, Joe Jackson, Billy Joel, Dolly Parton and Omara Portuondo. She has also been a guest soloist with several major symphony orchestras, including the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, the Boston Pops, and the Orquestra Sinfônica do Estado de São Paulo.

She is currently on the faculty of the Manhattan School of Music and New Jersey City University and is artist in residence at the Oakland University School of Music, Theatre, and Dance. She has been resident artist for San Francisco Performances, and resident artistic director for SFJAZZ.