A music graduate of Nottingham University, Diane Terry studied the baroque violin with Simon Standage at the Royal Academy of Music and also with Ingrid Seifert, Micaela Comberti and Elizabeth Wilcock. She has recorded and performed extensively with leading period instrumental ensembles including Collegium Musicum 90, the St James Baroque Players, the Academy of Ancient Music and the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. She is a principal violinist of the Baker Collection, City of London Chamber Players and the Hertfordshire Classical Orchestra.
Her other musical projects take her into the field of contemporary music and folk music (singing and conducting). She is currently working on a development project in music education in the Far East.