Terry Sweeney

Terry Sweeney
Percussion Faculty/Ensemble in Residence

Contact Info
room 324 PAC


Terry Sweeney is an avid chamber musician and collaborator. In addition to Sandbox Percussion, Terry is a member of HOWL, quaquaqua, and The Percussion Collective. As a member of Sandbox, Terry has performed over 150 concerts across the United States. Some recent projects with Sandbox include QUIXOTE – a multi-year collaboration with the theatrical ensemble HOWL, a world premiere with Andy Akiho and The Industry opera company in Los Angeles, a collaboration with choreographer Brian Brooks and his dance company, and the world premiere of a concerto by Viet Cuong with the Albany Symphony. 

As an educator, Terry directs the percussion studies for the Yellow Barn Young Artist Program, teaches at the Dwight School in Manhattan, and co-directs the NYU-Sandbox Seminar. Terry holds degrees from the Peabody Conservatory and the Yale School of Music.