"Are classes going on now?" Johanna walked up to the building and peered in through a window. It was very dark inside. Hilda joined her. Neither of them detected any signs of life.
"No. There haven't been classes since my parents stopped teaching. Maestro Perfester ended his career a few years after my parents took over. It was clear that he wasn't ready to do nothing." Bailee shrugged. William asked him what Maestro Perfester had done after stopping. The answer was as simple as it was terminal. "He died."
(Freshly written in Hilda The Wicked Witch book 22.)