Terry Longshore

Faculty, Interlochen Percussion Institute

Professor of Music and Director of Percussion Studies, Southern Oregon University

D.M.A. Contemporary Music Performance, University of California, San Diego; M.A. in Music – Percussion Performance, University of California, San Diego; B.M. in Percussion Performance, California State University, Sacramento; B.S. in Business Administration – Computer Applications and Systems, California State University, Fresno

Terry Longshore is a percussionist based in Ashland, Oregon whose genre-crossing work exhibits the artistry of the concert stage, the spontaneity of jazz, and the energy of a rock club. He performs nationally and internationally as a soloist and ensemble member, collaborates with artists working in diverse media, and has premiered and recorded numerous works. Longshore is a Yamaha Performing Artist, a Marimba One Vibe Artist, and an artist endorser for Zildjian Cymbals, Vic Firth Sticks and Mallets, Remo Drumheads, Gon Bops Percussion, and Beato Bags, and is a member of the Black Swamp Percussion Education Network. He is a trained HealthRHYTHMS facilitator. He is Professor of Music, Director of Percussion Studies, and Coordinator of the Music Graduate Program at the Oregon Center for the Arts at Southern Oregon University.