Terry Lowry, Conductor and Music Director
Terry Lowry is the composer of over 200 works, including piano concertos, oratorios, symphonies, chamber works, song cycles and numerous works for solo instrument, 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. A Steinway Artist, he has performed over 600 solo piano recitals throughout North America and Europe and he has appeared over 300 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 and the Carrollton Wind Ensemble. 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 16 albums, including his 2019 release of piano works by Franz Liszt. 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 television series, Hear Us, which premiered across North America in 2018, and he worked as producer on over 50 episodes of the syndicated radio program “The Hymn of the Week with Larry Frazier”.
He is the volunteer chairperson of the Harmonies for Healing music therapy program at Tanner Medical Center and volunteers each week at Carrollton Elementary School, teaching music to PreK students. He lives with his wife, Tara, and their five children in Carrollton, a suburb of Atlanta.