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Terry SweeneyNew York, NY
Terry Sweeney is an avid chamber musician and collaborator. Terry is a member of Sandbox Percussion, HOWL, quaquaqua, and The Percussion Collective. With Sandbox, Terry has performed over 150 concerts across the United States. Some recent projects with Sandbox include QUIXOTE – a multi-year collaboration with the theatrical ensemble HOWL, a world premiere with Andy Akiho and The Industry opera company in Los Angeles, a collaboration with choreographer Brian Brooks and his dance company, and the world premiere of a concerto by Viet Cuong with the Albany Symphony.
As an educator, Terry is currently a visiting artist at UMass Amherst, directs the percussion studies for the Yellow Barn Young Artist Program, teaches at the Dwight School in Manhattan, and co-directs the NYU-Sandbox Seminar. Terry holds degrees from the Peabody Conservatory and the Yale School of Music and endorses Vic Firth sticks and mallets, Remo drumheads, Pearl/Adams Musical Instruments, and Black Swamp accessories.