Soulful, Inspiring, Passionate, Beautiful
Terri Brinegar was especially adept at interpreting the material in such a way that it made even the older covers sound new. Her voice is surely one of the strongest on the scene; but its most significant characteristic this evening was the passion it conveyed. She put soul in every note and projected her heartfelt love of the genre. Not only did the crowd become part of the act, a few members of the audience sang along with their requests. This process was so natural that it elevated the entire event from a mere performance to something that was, in its own way, almost spiritual.
Music Connection Magazine, January 1999
Willing to teach
Terri began studying music at a young age, playing violin from the time she was nine years old. Receiving a full-scholarship to the school of her choice, she decided in attending the famed music school at North Texas State, where she studied classical voice. At North Texas, Terri won several state-wide competions. Upon completion of her degree, cum laude, Terri was accepted to continue her education at the world-renowned music academy, The Juilliard School in New York City. While loving classical music and singing in an operatic style, Terri chose to move to Los Angeles to pursue other genres of music