Terry Laubscher arrived in the USA on Labor Day 2000. She taught music at Guilford County Schools for two years in Greensboro, North Carolina, and piano at the Music Academy of North Carolina.
She has taught school music and piano in Texas since August 2002.
Her mission in life is to spread the language of music to as many children so that their lives can be enriched with a "new game" of symbols and sounds.
She enjoys nurturing students to succeed and master the skill of piano performance.
In 1996 she was appointed as First Education Specialist in Arts and Culture with the Western Cape Education Department, Cape Town, South Africa. She held the administrative position until she and her husband decided to emigrate to USA.
Ms. Laubscher's students achieve high scores in the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music Practical and Theory examinations. She enjoys teaching theory and developing the creative talents of composition students. She is a Licentiate of both the Trinity College of Music, London, and the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music, London.
She is a qualified musicologist and is researching the music of Penderecki - whose compositional techniques she greatly admires.
Another specialty is editing hand written scores and publishing them using Finale. She composes and arranges pieces for piano, percussion ensemble as well as for chamber orchestra.
Ms. Laubscher speaks three languages fluently, English, Polish and Afrikaans. She has a basic knowledge of French. She loves to travel whenever the opportunity arises.
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