Terry Lowry, Conductor and Music Director
Terry Lowry is the composer of over 200 works, including five piano concertos, three oratorios, two symphonies, numerous chamber works, song cycles and works for solo instruments, especially piano. His iTunes podcast, “Tone Poem”, through which he often releases new compositions, has subscribers in over 100 countries.
As both pianist and conductor, Mr. Lowry maintains a very busy performing schedule. He has performed over 600 solo piano recitals throughout North America and Europe and he has appeared over 400 times on the podium in the United States, Germany, Austria, Spain, and Italy. He is the Conductor and Music Director of the Carroll Symphony Orchestra, the Carrollton Wind Ensemble, the Carroll Symphony Youth Orchestra, and the Carroll County Community Chorus. He is also the Organist-Choirmaster at St. Timothy's Episcopal Church in Atlanta, and the pianist of the chamber ensemble Atlanta by Six and the Carrollton Jazz Orchestra. He has released 17 albums, including his 2021 release of Beethoven's Hammerklavier. He was selected by the Georgia Music Teachers Association as the 2019 Commissioned Composer of the Year.
In 2012 he co-founded the online community Musical Overture and continues to serve as its CEO.
He is the Executive Producer of the award winning film, Hear Us, (2018), and he worked as producer on over 50 episodes of the syndicated radio program The Hymn of the Week with Larry Frazier.
He lives with his wife, Tara, and their five children in Carrollton, a suburb of Atlanta.