Faculty & Staff

B.M.E., Ouachita Baptist University; M.M., Northwestern State University; M.M. and D.M.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City

Dr. Terri Wehmeyer is currently serving as Lecturer in Music, Low Brass at Truman State University, while concluding twenty years of service at Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, MO, where she was a Professor of Low Brass and Music History.  A native of Magnolia, Arkansas, Dr. Wehmeyer earned a D.M.A. in Euphonium Performance and a M.M. in Music History and Literature from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. She also holds a M.M. in Euphonium Performance from Northwestern State University of Louisiana and a B.M.E. in Instrumental Music from Ouachita Baptist University.  As a performer, Dr. Wehmeyer has won numerous regional and state awards and was a founding member of the Fountain City Brass Band in Kansas City, MO.  She has performed regionally with the Basso Profundo Tuba Euphonium Quartet, and in 2017 she performed as part of the Mid-American Tuba Euphonium Quartet at the Tuba Euphonium Conference of the Rockies.  She continues to present solo recitals and masterclasses throughout the South and Midwest, including the national conference of the National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors.  Over the years, her low brass students at SBU have earned top chairs in the CBDNA Small College Band and the MMEA Intercollegiate Band, won top awards in the Missouri Music Teachers Association state competition, and been chosen for performance opportunities at summer programs such as Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp.  As a musicologist, Dr. Wehmeyer has completed and presented research in regional and national settings on the British and American brass band traditions, the relationship between the ballets of Igor Stravinsky and Aaron Copland, and the work of American author/composer Arthur Berger.  Dr. Wehmeyer is a member of the College Music Society, the American Musicological Society, NACWPI, the International Tuba and Euphonium Association, Pi Kappa Lambda, and Alpha Chi.