Dr. Terry Klinefelter is a versatile artist both at home in jazz clubs as well as the classical concert stage. She taught at West Chester University’s Wells School of Music for over 25 years where she served as an associate professor of piano. Her students have successfully performed in recitals, festivals, and award-winning competitions, many of whom have gone on to successful careers as performers and educators. Dr. Klinefelter holds degrees from West Chester University, where she studied with Benjamin Whitten, as well as Temple University and Catholic University, where she completed her D.M.A.
She performs regularly with the Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra as well as the Kennett Symphony and Allentown Symphony. She is also active as a recording artist, producing two CDs as a leader, Simple Gifts, and Zingaro. Recent collaborations include Anne Sciolla’s Soul Full Snapshot to Joni (a Joni Mitchell Tribute), and an album with WCU baritone Nicholas Provenzale, When I Have Sung My Songs, on Albany Records. Dr. Klinefelter is a Steinway Artist. She enjoys teaching dedicated students of all levels.