In Loving Memory of Michael Reid Perry: A Tribute to a Percussionist’s Legacy

With heavy hearts, we gather to remember and honour the life of Michael Reid Perry, a cherished member of our musical family. 

 As a member of the National Youth Orchestra of Canada in 1976 and 1977, he honed his talents under the guidance of esteemed mentors, leaving an indelible mark on the Canadian musical landscape.

Our thoughts and condolences go out to Michael’s family and loved ones during this difficult time. For those who wish to learn more about Michael’s life and legacy, we invite you to read his obituary, which can be found here.

As we reflect on the melodies he crafted and the rhythms he shared, let us remember Michael Reid Perry as a dedicated musician, a loving partner, and a friend to all who were fortunate enough to know him. His legacy will forever echo in our memories.