Renowned Violinist Regina Carter comes to OU for April Concert

Renowned Violinist Regina Carter comes to Oakland University and Detroit for April Concerts

Renowned jazz violinist Regina Carter, Oakland University’s artist-in-residence, will be in town for two performances in April. Considered the foremost jazz violinist of her generation, she travels the world to perform and is the recipient of a MacArthur “Genius” Award.

Violinist Regina Carter comes to OU & Detroit for April Concerts

Violinist Regina Carter comes to OU & Detroit for April Concerts

Children’s Concert

Carter and the Oakland Jazz Quartet will give a Children’s Concert on Friday, April 1 at 10 a.m. in OU’s Varner Hall, which will be perfect for children of any age. Expect music from movies such as Frozen, Star Wars, The Little Mermaid, Monsters Inc. and more. Audience members are welcome to come dressed in their favorite movie character costume. Tickets are $6 and free for children two and under.

The children’s concert is in Varner Recital Hall on the campus of Oakland University. Maps of the campus are available at or by searching for “Varner Hall” on a smartphone. Ample free parking will be available.

Tickets are available for advance purchase without service fees at or by phone at (800) 585-3737. They can also be purchased at the Varner Box Office. Tickets ordered online or by phone can be picked up at the box office one hour before the performance begins. Directions and complete ticket information are available at

For more information about Oakland University Music, Theatre and Dance programs and performances, call (248) 370-2030 or visit

The second show will be in Downtown Detroit’s Carr Center on Saturday, April 2 at 8 pm, along with the Oakland Jazz Quartet.


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