Flutist Mimi Stillman, acclaimed by The New York Times as “not only a consummate and charismatic performer, but also a scholar whose programs tend to activate ear, heart, and brain”, is renowned as soloist and chamber musician for her virtuosity, insightful interpretation, and adventurous programming. She has appeared with orchestras including The Philadelphia Orchestra, Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra, Orquesta Sinfónica de Yucatán, Bach Collegium Stuttgart, Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra, at venues including Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center, Philadelphia Chamber Music Society, La Jolla Chamber Music Society, Smithsonian American Art Museum, and Verbier Festival. Ms. Stillman is the founding Artistic Director of the popular Dolce Suono Ensemble, performing chamber music from Baroque to new music with 54 world premieres in 14 seasons. She is a prominent recording artist and author on music and history, and is highly regarded for expanding the repertoire through her commissions, arrangements, and compositions. A Yamaha Performing Artist and Clinician, strongly committed to excellence in education, she has taught masterclasses at institutions worldwide including the Eastman School of Music, Cornell University, Penn State, New England Conservatory, Indiana University, New York Flute Club, Michigan State University, the National Flute Association, and the universities of Texas, California, Virginia, Florida, and Arizona. She is the winner of numerous competitions and awards including Young Concert Artists International Auditions, Astral Artists Auditions, the Bärenreiter Prize, and the Earhart and Bradley Foundations. A Spanish-speaker, Ms. Stillman won the Knight Foundation grant for her Música en tus Manos (Music in Your Hands) project with the Latino community. She received her BM from the Curtis Institute of Music and her MA in history from the University of Pennsylvania. She is on faculty at Temple University, Curtis Summerfest, and Music for All National Festival.