Mid America Woodwind QuintetFlint Hills Brass Quintet
Terrisa Ziek is an active performer, both as a soloist and in various ensembles. She is a member of the Flint Hills Brass Quintet, the Mid-America Woodwind Quintet and has performed as a recitalist in Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas, Pennsylvania and Oklahoma. She has studied horn with Jack Scandrett, Louis Stout and David Bushouse. Upon completion of a Bachelor of Science in Music Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Terrisa served as an Elementary Music Specialist with Derry Area School District (PA) for seven years. In addition, Terrisa performed with the Johnstown Symphony Orchestra (PA) as a cellist from 1982 to 1995. After moving to Kansas, Terrisa completed Master of Music from Emporia State University. A member of the faculty of the Emporia State University Department of Music since 1997, she teaches the applied horn studio. Her classroom duties include Music for the Elementary Teacher, Introduction to Music Education and Brass Methods. In addition, she is the Faculty and Graduate Teaching Assistant Coordinator for Basic Music Instruction and assists in the supervision of student teachers. A member of the International Horn Society, Terrisa was the Kansas Representative until 2001.