William Kerrigan

Principal/Assistant Timpanist

Instrument/Position:
Principal Percussion / Assistant Timpanist

How long in the DSO?
27 years (since 1990)

Music Education:
Temple University, Master of Music

Other Ensembles You Perform With:
Opera Delaware, Philly Pops, Orchestra 2001, Kennett Symphony, Phil-A-Rhythm Percussion Quartet

Other Professional Activities?
Timpanist at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul in Philadelphia, Eastern University, Swarthmore College, Community College of Philadelphia, Settlement Music School of Philadelphia

Hobbies, Activities?
Tennis and Golf

Favorite Composer/Piece?
I love a wide variety of composers and music, I believe it was Duke Ellington who said that there is either good music or bad.

What teacher/educator/event influenced you the most, and why?
Going to Cleveland Orchestra concerts and jazz clubs when growing up in Cleveland and listening to the Beatles.

Other Interesting Item(s) About You:
I have a twin brother and was asked by the Detroit Tigers baseball team to join their organization after high school. If you have attended a Delaware Symphony concert, you have perhaps heard some of the bells from my Bells of Remembrance collection.