Terrie Shires

ShiresTerrie Shires teaches class piano, secondary applied piano, and serves as a collaborative artist at the University of Central Arkansas. As the UCA Horn Studio accompanist, she works with students as well as visiting world-class artists such as Jeff Nelsen, Roger Kaza, Richard Todd, Eli Epstein, Thomas Bacon, and Richard King. Recently she served as an official accompanist for the 2016 Southeast Horn Workshop, the 2015 International Horn Competition of America, and the 2013 International Horn Symposium. She has played keyboard for the Arkansas Repertory Theatre and is a substitute keyboardist with the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Music from Hanover College, Indiana, and her Master of Music degree in Piano Performance and Pedagogy at Northern Illinois University. Her primary teachers were C. Kimm Hollis and William Koehler. She also serves as an adjunct faculty at Hendrix College, and in the past as interim faculty at Silver Lake College, and Millikin University’s Preparatory Department.