five movement suite for symphony orchestra which reflects the uncomplicated American psyche and the simple American dream: specifically, the vision and labor of James Walker Tufts to change the land laid waste by logging, to the beauty of the now famous Pinehurst Resort.
Terry's music has an immediacy that is captivating. It is utterly sincere and heartfelt and so connects with every listener easily. He has a natural flair for orchestration, borne no doubt of many years spent at the heart of the NCSO, but also (as a brass player) has the knack of the grand gesture and the spectacular which gives many of his compositions a celebratory appeal. As a conductor it is a pleasure to work with a composer who really knows his craft and loves it.