Press Quotes

“Ms. Stillman is not only a consummate and charismatic performer, but also a scholar. Her programs tend to activate ear, heart — and brain.”

The New York Times

“Mimi Stillman, a magically gifted flutist… A Breath of Fresh Air.”

The Washington Post

“Stillman is an artist to reckon with.”

The Washington Post

“Stillman’s performance was in equal parts breathtaking and dazzling!”

Classical Voice North Carolina

“The coolest flute player in Philly.”

Philadelphia Magazine

“Stillman not only played with expertise but with a freedom of expression that combined the work’s technical complexities with an organic flow of ornithological instinct. At all times, she maintained a fantastic balance between bird imitation and musical interpretation. The work’s brevity was compensated by the lingering aftertaste of its superior execution.”

Seen and Heard International

“Une étonnante flûtiste”

Crescendo, Le bimestril de la vie musicale, Belgium

“Full-toned charisma”

Philadelphia Inquirer

“Mimi Stillman is one of those artists who transform the everyday moments of our lives into something unforgettable.”

Diario de Yucatán

“Technically agile and imaginative in her use of color… beauty, which she supplied amply… a lovely, rounded tone.”

The New York Times

“A seasoned artist… spirited, unbridled virtuosity and easy command… a killer flute machine that doesn’t miss its mark, ever.”

New York Concert Review

“Mimi Stillman is a ball of fire in person and on the stage.”

The Alexandria Journal

“A ‘phenom’ in the world of flute players…fine dramatic sensibility…utter confidence and palpable expressiveness”

City Paper, Philadelphia

"Effortless grace and eager delight…enormous confidence…a deep, natural musicality…And the cadenzas in the two Mozart concertos were marvelous."

News and Observer, Raleigh, North Carolina

“A serious artist of impressive poise and intelligence… extraordinary panache and virtuosity.”

Philadelphia City Paper

“Stillman played with poise and power. Her breath control was nothing short of astonishing, especially on two encore pieces she did throughout the evening which also required virtuosic finger work.”

Island Packet, Hilton Head, SC

"A superstar in the modern classical music field.”

Spartanburg Herald-Journal

“Virtuosa in Wide-Ranging Program…glistening tone…fluent, beautifully controlled phrasing…an impressive account.”

San Antonio Express-News

“Stillman played with breathtaking virtuosity and depth of feeling.”

Classical Voice North Carolina

“Stillman mesmerized the audience when she played the Vivaldi piccolo concerto.”

Broad Street Review

“Stunning performance…poise and personal flair…an artist to be reckoned with…impressive technique and expressive style.”

The Jewish Exponent, Philadelphia

“Superb soloist”

Philadelphia Inquirer

“Stillman has described the slow movement as an “aria for flute” and she gave it an operatic mix of technique and expression, lyricism and jauntiness.”

Broad Street Review

“Exquisite purity of sound and depth of emotion.”

Diario de Yucatán

“All programs should have this much to say and say it so well.”

Philadelphia Inquirer