Percussionist Terry Sweeney is an avid chamber musician and collaborator. Terry is a member of Sandbox Percussion, Quaquaqua, and HOWL.
As a member of Sandbox Percussion, Terry has performed over 80 concerts across the United States and has given masterclasses at the Curtis Institute of Music, the University of Southern California, the San Francisco Conservatory, the Peabody Conservatory, and more. In spring of 2017, Sandbox made their concerto debut at EMPAC performing Veit Cuong’s Re(new)al with the Albany Symphony’s Dogs of Desire.
A passionate advocate for contemporary music, Terry has collaborated with composers such as Amy Beth Kirsten, Andy Akiho, John Luther Adams, Thomas Kotcheff, Jörg Widmann, Jason Eckardt, François Sarhan, and David Crowell. His past season included over twenty world premieres. Terry holds degrees from the Peabody Conservatory and the Yale School of Music. Mr. Sweeney endorses Vic Firth sticks and mallets, Remo drumheads, and Pearl/Adams Musical instruments.
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