Michael Crusoe
Percussion

Michael Crusoe is Principal Timpani of the Seattle Symphony Orchestra. In addition, he also serves as Principal Timpani of the Seattle Opera Association and has served as timpanist with the Mostly Mozart Summer Festival Orchestra at Lincoln Center in New York. Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Washington, he served as percussion instructor at the Waterloo Music Festival in New Jersey and has taught at Seattle Pacific University and Seattle University. Crusoe can be heard with the Seattle Symphony on the critically acclaimed Delos label recordings directed by Gerard Schwarz.