After training as a music educator in England,
Terry and his wife, Stephanie, came to Nova Scotia in 1967, and he became deeply involved in the music scene.
An educator, innovator, music director and vocalist, Terry found his niche in choral music. He has been the founding music director of such diverse groups as the Lockeport Male Choir, Liverpool Boys’ Choir, Halifax Boys Honour Choir, Queens County Community Choir, Nova Scotia Youth Chamber Choir, and two church handbell choirs. He is also the former Choral Conductor of Jubilate Singers. He is also an Honorary Life Member of the Nova Scotia Music Educators’ Association. Terry is the founding Artistic Director of Nova Voce. He led the choir from January 2004 until his retirement in December 2010.