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Lisa Baker will be the first woman to complete the NIU graduate music studies program in jazz guitar.

Student first female to complete NIU graduate music studies specialized in jazz guitar

By Troy Doetch | April 19, 2011

There are two sides to the "first female to..." On one hand, it reminds us of the equality the feminist movement spurred; on the other, it prompts the question: why did it take us so long? This spring, Lisa Baker will be the first female to complete NIU's...

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