Terence Belzer received his Bachelor of Music degree from Temple University where he was a Presser Scholarship award winner and a student of Louis Rosenblatt. As a graduate assistant at Carnegie Mellon University, he studied oboe performance with Thomas Fay. During his student years he participated in the Spoletto Festival as principal and solo oboe and in the American Wind Symphony as principal oboe.
Currently active in many area musical groups, he has served as principal oboist of the Concerto Soloists, Philly Pops, New Jersey Opera Theater, the orchestras of Reading, Delaware, Kennett and numerous other ensembles. He also performs regularly with the Pennsylvania Ballet Orchestra, and is a member of the Penta Voce Woodwind Quintet.
Mr. Belzer has appeared as a soloist with the Kennett Symphony, West Jersey Chamber Orchestra, Rowan University Chamber Players, the Settlement Music School Faculty Recital Series, a world Premier by Robert Convery with Sean Deibler and the Music Group of Philadelphia and with the Reading Symphony Orchestra in Reading, Pennsylvania.
Mr. Belzer maintains a busy teaching schedule, serving on the adjunct faculties of Cairn University, Valley Forge Christian College and maintains an active studio at his home. He has also served on the faculties of Temple University, Swarthmore College and Rowan University. He shares his home with his musician wife, Ardath and two children, Anton and Brigitte.