Grammy nominated, MacArthur Fellow, and Doris Duke Artist Award recipient, violinist Regina Carter has been widely hailed for her mastery of her instrument and her drive to expand its possibilities. She tours with her own group and has appeared frequently as a guest soloist with jazz ensembles as well as symphony orchestras. Regina is Artistic Director of the Geri Allen Jazz Camp, on the faculty of the Manhattan School of Music and New Jersey City University, and artist-in-residence at the Oakland University School of Music, Theatre, and Dance. Along with performing, recording, teaching, and mentoring, Regina is passionate about bringing music into nursing homes and hospice settings and being a comfort to the actively dying. As part of that commitment, she trained to be a hospice volunteer at Hospice of New Jersey.