Jacqui Carrasco, Associate Professor, 1999 –


Email: carrasj@wfu.edu
Phone: (336) 758-5367
Office: M206 Scales Fine Arts Center

Violinist Jacqui Carrasco has performed as a soloist and chamber musician throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Japan, Mexico and Russia, including solo appearances at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall and at the Library of Congress. She has recorded contemporary chamber music for the Nonesuch, Koch, Albany, Mode, CRI and Braxton House record labels, and has also been active in the worlds of Argentine tango and jazz in performances with groups such as the New York-Buenos Aires Connection and with musicians such as Anthony Braxton and pianist Ethan Iverson of The Bad Plus. In North Carolina, Ms. Carrasco has been featured in solo and chamber music performances at Duke University; the UNC campuses in Chapel Hill, Greensboro, and Wilmington; Chamber Music at St. Peter’s and the Bechtler’s Music and Museum Series in Charlotte; the North Carolina Museum of Art’s “Sights and Sounds” series; the American Dance Festival; and with the Mallarmé Chamber Players and the Salisbury Symphony. Previously an instructor of violin at Princeton University, Ms. Carrasco has taught at Wake Forest University since 1999. She currently performs with Forecast Music and the Lorena Guillén Tango Ensemble and co-directs the Carolina Summer Music Festival each August in Winston-Salem.