Dr. Timothy (Terry) Durbin's unique brand of teaching excellence makes him one of the most sought-after clinicians/conductors in the country. With infectious enthusiasm and inspired musicianship, he brings smiles and laughter to students throughout the United States and around the world. His dynamic teaching career includes over 700 workshops and institutes! His performance career stretches across the United States and Canada into Bermuda, Germany, Italy, China, Malaysia and Singapore, and he has recorded two CDs, including the complete chamber music of Marcel Dupre for the Naxos label. Terry Durbin is also an accomplished composer and notable arranger.
Dr. Durbin holds a DMA in orchestral conducting from Claremont Graduate University in Los Angeles, California, a Masters in violin performance from the University of Illinois, an undergraduate degree in violin performance from the University of Alabama, and is currently the director of the Suzuki String Program in the University of Louisville's Community Music Program.
Terry lives with his wife, Sandy, on 75 acres north of Lexington, Kentucky. They have three children and two grandchildren.
He believes in the magic of music's power to enrich our lives.