Thank you for visiting the website of composer Peter Terry
Inside the site you will find many recordings and pdfs of scores to browse as well as links to publishers and other information concerning my music.
The past few years have been very exciting ones for me! I have a number of pieces that are being released by publishers this year, and exciting performances and commissions for new band works.
Carl Fischer has accepted five new band pieces for the 2014 catalogue! There will be new pieces for grade 1/2, grade 1, grade 1.5, grade 2 and grade 3.5. Check back for more information.
is now available from Carl Fisher. This grade 2 band piece is a swashbuckler sure to please your band students.
is also now available from Carl Fisher. This grade 1 band piece is a dramatic work about, well...you guessed it, TROLLS!
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 first taste of a new piece, Sakka Blue Valentine
commissioned by the Duo Montagnard, Joseph Murphy, saxophone and Matthew Slotkin, guitar. The piece will be premiered in March 2014. Click this link to listen to a realization of 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 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.
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. Check back soon for a recording of the premiere.