Terry McRoberts is University Professor of Music at Union University in Jackson, Tennessee, where he teaches piano and related courses and coordinates keyboard studies and concerts and recitals. He is the Past President of the Southern Chapter of CMS. Currently, he is President of the American Matthay Association for Piano and Musician Liaison to the Board of Directors of the Jackson Symphony Association. He has previously served as president of Tennessee Music Teachers Association and editor of The Matthay News and Tennessee Music Teacher. He performs regularly as a soloist and collaborative pianist, and is principal pianist with the Jackson Symphony Orchestra. Previous research projects have covered the works of Liszt, Messiaen, and Takemitsu. During his research leave during the fall semester of 2011, he studied piano music by Chinese composers and traveled to China to perform, give lectures, and present master classes.