Born into a family of musicians, Terry was first inspired by his father, who is an operatic baritone and voice teacher. Terry began his piano studies at the age of five. At the age of 14, he moved to Vancouver to continue his piano studies with Ms. Rebecca Kelly. Under the tutelage of Ms. Rebecca Kelly, he has appeared and received countless awards and scholarships from various music festivals and competitions: The Student Performer’s Guild, The Kiwanis Music Festival, and Richmond Music Festival. He holds an ARCT Performer’s Diploma in Piano Performance with highest distinction in Summer 2017.
In 2021, Terry graduated from Schulich School of Music, McGill University, where he studies with Professor Sara Laimon. He was also a recipient of the Bruneau Prize, and the Student Excellence Award. In addition to his piano activities, Terry shows his passion in music theory. During his music studies at McGill University, he received outstanding achievements in all of his theory courses.
As an active and inspiring performer, Terry has appeared in many different concert halls in China, North America and Europe. In February 2019, he was giving a solo piano performance at the Theater Maisonneuve at Places-des-Arts, Montreal. As a collaborative pianist, Terry had participated to many summer music festivals in the United States and Germany. He enjoys playing chamber music and art song. Some of the influential music coaches and masterclass teachers include Kyoko Hashimoto, Ronan O’Hara, Matt Haimovitz, and others.