American Conductor Terrance Malone Grey has Died, Aged 59

(Picture courtesy: Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra)


On the time of his passing Terrance Malone Grey served because the Affiliate Conductor of the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras and Music Director of the Rita Simo Youth Orchestra.

He was additionally a college member and conductor on the Chicago Faculty for the Performing Arts, in addition to a member of the St. Neri Chamber Gamers and the primary violin part of the Chicago Sinfonietta — the latter of which he was a founding member.

Born in Wisconsin, he began his musical profession started on violin below the tutelage of Elizabeth Grabow Mueller. Grey went on to review with Marc Zinger and Victor Aitay at DePaul College and later studied with Ruben Gonzalez.

He served as concertmaster of the DePaul College Orchestra and as concertmaster of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago.

Upon graduating, he grew to become Music Director of the South Facet Household Chamber Orchestra and the principal conductor of CYSO’s Live performance Orchestra.

In 1999, Grey was appointed the principal conductor of the Illinois Chamber Symphony, and throughout the 2002 season was Music Director/Conductor and Professor of Violin at Kalamazoo School in Michigan.

In 2010, he had his premiere efficiency conducting the Chicago Sinfonietta and spent the yr as cowl conductor for the Joffrey Ballet below Scott Speck. That very same yr, Grey was awarded a Conductor of the 12 months award from the Illinois Council of Orchestras.

Our condolences to Mr. Grey’s household, mates, college students, and colleagues.