Terrie Tai is a highly-motivated and dedicated actress, author, music director, scenarist and teacher. She was born in China, and studied vocal and performing arts at Northwestern Drama School. When she lived in Hong Kong, she became a voice actress for the Gar Bo Films. Since she moved to the UK, Terrie has had more opportunities to learn music and participate in various performances.
In 2002, Terrie was appointed the Conductor of the Youth Choir and the Chamber Ensemble of St Martin-in-the-Fields.
As a chorus singer of Aquarian Opera, Terrie has been involved in a number of opera performances including Macbeth, Dido and Aeneas, La Traviata, and Die Lustige Witwe. In addition, she also participated in singing in many concerts at some of the most prestigious venues in the UK, such as the Royal Albert Hall and St John Smith Square. Her past performances include Handel’s Messiah, Mahler’s Symphony No. 2 “Resurrection”, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, etc.
In 2006, Terrie was appointed by “Dragon Page” as a consultant and started to promote music and arts to the Chinese community in the UK. She then began to interview some world-renowned musicians, and write column articles for the Chinese newspapers.
Terrie founded the British & Chinese Musicians’ Society with some the world’s top musicians in 2010. Together with them, she has been committed to the popularisation of classical music, and has regularly held concerts, lectures and other events.
Terrie’s other achievements in the recent years include:
- In 2012, Terrie was invited to the “East Meets West”, a gala concert featuring Song Zuying, Lang Lang and Andrea Bocelli which took place at the Royal Albert Hall. Terrie arranged and taught seven Chinese traditional songs to more than 200 singers from the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Choir.
- In 2012, Terrie appeared as a guest of “London Afternoon Tea” on Phoenix TV.
- In 2012 and 2013, Terrie was one of the judges for Phoenix TV Europe Singing Competition.
- In 2013, Terrie was appointed a chief tutor to the Guangzhou Angel Orchestra.
- In 2014, Terrie was appointed a guest lecturer to the Guangzhou Little Swallow Troupe.
- In 2015, Terrie created and directed a Pantomime “Little Star” in the UK.
- In 2016, Terrie created and directed a ballet “Red, White, and Blue” in the UK.
- In 2017, Terrie’s new production “The Grand Garden” will debut on 25 November at the Shaw Theatre in the UK.