Thank you for visiting the website of composer Peter Terry

Inside this site you will find many recordings and pdfs of scores to browse as well as links to publishers and other information concerning my music.

NEW! Five new band pieces will be available in May, 2015 on the Carl Fischer website. The pieces are:
  • Joy Awakening, grade .5
  • Unbroken, grade 1
  • Eternal Summer, grade 1.5
  • Leviathan, grade 2
  • Archrival, grade 3

NEW! Carl Fischer will also be publishing two string orchestra pieces in 2015. The pieces are:

  • Trolls!, grade 1
  • Stormborn, grade 1.5
Check back soon for more information. The pieces will be recorded in January, 2015 and available on the Carl Fischer site in May, 2015.

The Lima News wrote a nice article for the premiere of Leviathan by the liberty Arts Magnet School in Lima, Ohio: Lima News Premiere of Leviathan

The Barley Grain is available from BRS Music. This grade 3 piece is a setting of the Irish jig of the same name and a companion double-jig in a modern setting for concert band. The Barley Grain features the woodwinds and percussion and is perfect for a concert closer. Performance is by the Butler University Wind Ensemble.

In Goldengrove Unleaving in versions for both for clarinet quartet and saxophone quartet is available from BRS music. This originl work is perfect for high school solo and ensemble featuring both lyrical and faster sections that will intrigue and challenge your students.

A wonderful recording is now on Youtube of Sakka Blue Valentine commissioned by the Duo Montagnard, Joseph Murphy, saxophone and Matthew Slotkin, guitar. Click this link to watch the piece, recorded at IUPU-Fort Wayne in March, 2014. Sakka Blue Valentine.

Sandra Jackson, clarinet professor at Eastern Michigan University, premiered Whispers and Evocations for clarinet and wind ensemble at Eastern Michigan University on Sunday, October 13, 2013 with Mary K. Schneider conducting. Click this link to listen to the premiere recording of the clarinet and wind ensemble version of Whispers and Evocations with Sandra Jackson, clarinet and the Eastern Michigan Wind Symphony.

Click this link to listen to our recent recording of the clarinet and piano version of Whispers and Evocations with Sandra Jackson, clarinet and Lucia Unrau, piano. Sandra and Lucia performed the piece on August 3 on the 2014 International ClarinetFest in Baton Rouge, LA.

Jason Ham, euphonium soloist with the West Point Band, premiered the piano and euphonium version of Declamations for Euphonium and Wind Ensemble on October 19th at Octubafest at Montclair State University.