Beloved flutist and flute teacher David Gerry is ill with cancer.

The link above is to the Spectator article by Leonard Turnevicius, November 24, 2017.

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A special concert was held for David at Juravinski Hospital where he said,

“Hearing the music and meeting my friends from all over, it’s like a medicine for me. I think it does just as much good for me as all these pills I’ve been taking.”

Quoted from a video posted on https://hhsshare.ca/2017/11/david-gerry/

David Gerry with the members of the McMaster University Flute Ensemble