Terry Kroetsch Death – Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Music Professor Terry Kroetsch of Waterloo, Ontario has sadly passed away. He died leaving family, friends, colleagues and his student heartbroken. He was confirmed dead through a post shared by Laurier Music that says “It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Terry Kroetsch, a beloved member of Laurier’s Faculty of Music and the Laurier Academy of Music and Arts”. The cause of his death was not mentioned.
Terry Kroetsch Education
Terry Kroetsch was a highly accomplished musician who holds a number of degrees and diplomas, including an ARCT Diploma in Piano Performance from The Royal Conservatory of Music, a Bachelor of Music from Wilfrid Laurier University, a Master of Arts from the University of Western Ontario, a Licentiate Diploma from Trinity College of Music in London, England, and another Licentiate Diploma from the Royal Schools of Music, London.
He was a key member of the New Art Quartet, which has produced multiple CDs containing works by Canadian composers Peter Hatch and Glenn Buhr. His musical prowess has been shown on numerous CBC broadcasts that feature new music, and he has also been featured on a number of CBC programs that feature new music.
Terry Kroetsch Career
Over the course of his more than twenty-six years of teaching experience, Mr. Kroetsch has shared his expertise in the areas of piano, solfège, and music history in a variety of settings. These settings include his own private studio, schools, and prestigious institutions such as Wilfrid Laurier University, the University of Western Ontario, and York University. His teaching expertise was geared toward both novices and more experienced students. In addition to that, he has written articles for Piano Teacher Magazine that address a variety of topics related to teaching methodologies.
Kroetsch was an active member of the community of music educators, and he serves as a clinician for workshops and a judge for music festivals. He was a respected member of the Canadian Music Festival Adjudicators’ Association, which was a noteworthy accomplishment.
Terry Kroetsch’s obituary will be released by the family
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