Flutist Mimi Stillman is an internationally acclaimed solo, chamber, and recording artist described by The New York Times as “not only a consummate and charismatic performer, but also a scholar. Her programs tend to activate ear, heart, and brain.” Her performances include as soloist with The Philadelphia Orchestra, Bach Collegium Stuttgart, Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle, and Orquesta Sinfónica de Yucatán, and at venues including Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center, La Jolla Chamber Music Society, and Verbier Festival.
Ms. Stillman is founding Artistic Director of Dolce Suono Ensemble (DSE), performing Baroque to new music with 55 world premieres in 15 seasons. She is an author on music and history, a media and radio host, and is highly regarded for expanding the repertoire through her commissions and arrangements. Her awards and prizes include the Young Concert Artists International Auditions, Bärenreiter Prize for Historical Performance, and seven National Endowment for the Arts grants. A Spanish speaker, DSE's Música en tus Manos project engages the Latino community in chamber music.
Ms. Stillman is a Yamaha Performing Artist and Clinician. She has taught masterclasses at institutions including the universities of Texas, California, Florida, Virginia, Arizona, North Carolina, and South Carolina, the Eastman School of Music, and the National Flute Association. She holds degrees from the Curtis Institute of Music (BM) and from the University of Pennsylvania (MA). She is Artist-in-Residence on faculty at Temple University and Curtis Summerfest.