Regina Carter to perform in free summer concert series

Grammy−nominee and Verve recording artist Regina Carter will headline the 2002 Starlight…

Georgia (Jul 17, 2002) — Regina Carter to perform in free summer concert series

Cheryl Anderson Brown

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Grammy−nominee and Verve recording artist Regina Carter will headline the 2002 Starlight Summer Concert Series Aug. 4 at Kennesaw State University. All Starlight events take place at the Legacy Gazebo Amphitheater on the Kennesaw State campus and are free for the public. The series‚ which celebrates its fourth anniversary this summer‚ regularly attracts more than 1‚000 attendees for each outdoor concert.



Regina Carter‚ the celebrated jazz violinist from Detroit‚ will perform her renowned mix of soul‚ swing and jazz. With four CDs to her credit‚ her release "Rhythms of the Heart" was selected as one of Time Magazine's top ten recordings in 1999 and the recent "Motor City Moments" is thrilling music lovers everywhere.



"Ms. Carter is absolutely fabulous‚" said Joseph Meeks‚ dean of the KSU School of the Arts. "Our Starlight fans have been looking forward to her performance all summer."



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Kennesaw State University‚ a progressive‚ comprehensive institution with a growing student population of 14‚100 from 118 countries‚ offers more than 50 degree programs. Out of 34 institutions‚ KSU is the sixth largest in the University System of Georgia.



 

A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its approximately 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status, and one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu

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