Michael Perry Death – Principal Timpanist, Michael Perry has passed away suddenly. The National Ballet of Canada announced his dead though a recent Facebook post. He died leaving the hearts of many inspired through his tremendous work at The National Ballet of Canada.
Who was Michael Perry?
Michael Perry was a Principal Timpanist at The National Ballet of Canada. After forty years of service with The National Ballet of Canada Orchestra, he decided to step down at the end of the 2021/22 season and retire.
“The NBC Orchestra is ALWAYS amazing and Michael’s thundering rolls at climatic points, always gave me goosebumps. He will be sorely missed. Thank-you, Michael, for your wonderful contribution to the NBC.” – said John Loomis
Read his retirement speech below:
I have always enjoyed not only the high caliber and musical commitment of my colleagues all these years, but also the feeling of collegial warmth, like a family, always feeling like coming home when at work. . . .Overall my experience performing with The National Ballet of Canada Orchestra for 40 years has been a privilege, with many rewarding performances, too many to mention. This has been the steadiest, most reliable and important musical engagement of my career, and I feel proud and honoured to have shared the orchestra pit with such dedicated talent for so many years.
Michael Perry Cause of death
The circumstances surrounding Michael Perry’s death are not specified in the provided information so the exact details are unknown. The general public will be updated as soon as this piece of information is fully disclosed. Thoughts and prayers are with his family in this sad and difficult time.
Michael Perry obituary and funeral plans will be released at a later date
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