Terry Hart


Oral History Information

Interview Date
Job Title
Instrument Repair
Company Name
Mississippi Music

Terry Hart is well known at Mississippi Music for her expert saxophone repair skills. Students and professional musicians from around the state (and sometimes outside of Mississippi too) come to her for help with their beloved instrument. She majored in flute performance in college and taught music before she was hired to repair band and orchestra instruments. Wright Music in Jackson hired her in the early 1970s and she worked there in repairs for two years before being hired by Mississippi Music. Being married to a band director, Luroy Hart, Terry is constantly getting referrals from her husband, who is also her biggest supporter.