Terrisa Ziek, M.M.
Department of Music
Emporia State University
Emporia, KS 66801-5087
M.M. Emporia State University, Horn Performance
B.S. Indiana University at Pennsylvania, Music Education
Terrisa Ziek, BSME, MM, has been a member of the music faculty at Emporia State University since 1997, where she teaches the Horn Studio. Her classroom duties include Brass Methods, Foundations of Music Education and Integrating Music in the Elementary Classroom. Additionally, she is the coordinator of Basic Music Instruction and assists in the supervision of student teachers.
Ms. Ziek maintains an active performance schedule, both as a soloist and ensemble performer. She is a member of the Mid-America Woodwind Quintet, Flint Hills Brass Quintet and has performed in Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Italy, Germany, Switzerland and China. She has studied horn with Jack Scandrett (Indiana University of Pennsylvania), David Bushouse (University of Kansas), and Louis Stout (University of Michigan, Chicago Symphony).
Upon completion of a Bachelor of Science in Music Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, with applied areas of study in horn and cello, Terrisa served as an Elementary Music Specialist with the Derry Area School District (PA) for seven years. Terrisa performed with the Johnstown Symphony Orchestra (PA) as a cellist from 1982 to 1995. After moving to Kansas, she completed her Master of Music from Emporia State University, with applied horn study at the University of Kansas.
A member of the International Horn Society, she serves as the organization's Kansas Representative. Terrisa is a Conn-Selmer Artist, and performs on a C.G. Conn Vintage 8D Horn.