Instructor of Cello, Interlochen Arts Camp
Associate Professor of Music at St. Olaf College, Carter has also served on the faculties of the Wichita State University and Illinois Wesleyan University and as Principal Cellist of the Wichita Symphony. Teachers include Donald Hergert, Robert Jamieson, Gary Hoffman, Janos Starker, and Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi. Finalist in the First International Emmanuel Feuermann Solo Cello Competition, and has performed as soloist with the Minnesota Orchestra, St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, Wichita Symphony, Pueblo Symphony, and many other ensembles. Founder and Artistic Director of the Bridge Chamber Music Festival, cello editor for String Notes magazine, and performs often in solo and chamber music recitals, appearing recently at the University of Iowa, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Indiana University-Bloomington and Ball State University. Cellist of the Melius Trio, and faculty at the Red Lodge Music Festival in Montana and the Rocky Ridge Music Center in Colorado. Degrees received from University of Minnesota, Indiana University, and the University of Illinois.