Alexa Still

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Alexa Still (born 1963) is a New Zealand born flutist currently based in Oberlin, Ohio, where she is a teacher at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music.

Still studied in the US with Samuel Baron at SUNY Stony Brook (MM, DMA) and with Thomas Nyfenger. Early in her career she won several competitions including the New York Flute Club Young Artist Competition, and East and West Artists Competition for a New York Debut.[1] Still returned to New Zealand for eleven years to take the position of Principal Flute with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. She has presented recitals, concertos and master classes in Australia, England, Germany, Slovenia, Turkey, Mexico, Canada, Korea, China, Thailand, New Zealand, Venezuela, Brazil, and the United States. In 1996, Still received a Fulbright Award. From 2006–2007, she was Chair of the Board of Directors for the National Flute Association (USA). Still has also served on faculty at the University of Colorado at Boulder (1998–2006) and the Sydney Conservatorium of Music (2006–2011).[2]

Recordings[edit]

Still has recorded extensively with Koch International Classics label. Her CD recordings include:

  • Carl Vine: Sonata for Flute (KIC-CD-7658)
  • Medieval Suite (KIC-CD-7566)
  • Alexa Still - Flute (KOCH 3-7063-2 H1)
  • Alexa Still - Flute (KOCH 3-7144-2H1)
  • Ernest Bloch (KOCH 3-7232-2 H1)
  • Alexa Still - Flute (KOCH 3-7140-2 H1)
  • William Grant Still (KOCH 3-7192-2 H1)
  • Moross: Frankie and Johnny (KOCH 3-7367-2 H1)
  • Kiwi Flute (KOCH 3-7345-2H1)
  • Alexa Still - Flute: Charles Koechlin (KOCH 3-7394-2)
  • The Vinnese Guitar (KOCH 3-7404-2H1)
  • Richard Rodney Bennett (KOCH 3-7505-2 H1)
  • Lowell Liebermann: Complete Chamber Music for Flute (KOCH 3-7549-2 H1)
  • Flute Salad (KOCH 3-7602-2)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Johnston, Blair. "Biography: Alexa Still". Allmusic. Retrieved 13 July 2010. 
  2. ^ "Alexa Still - Oberlin College". Retrieved 13 February 2012. 

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