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We are the professional musicians who comprise the Seattle Symphony & Opera Orchestras. Our bottom line is our commitment to performing music. There is great joy in creating something together to share with our audience. That’s what our lives are about.

Michael Crusoe chats with Let's Talk Off The Podium

Former principal timpanist of the Seattle Symphony, Michael Crusoe was a recent guest with Let's Talk Off The Podium.

In this podcast they talk about Michael Crusoe's passion for martial arts and early studies with Bruce Lee's protégé Jesse Glover, post retirement involvement in martial arts and continuing collaboration with the Grand Teton Music Festival. He speaks about timpani concertos, life changing moments, and working with three different Music Directors during his tenure as Seattle Symphony Principal Timpani. He also tells a number of interesting in-performance stories, diversity in music and much more!


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